Great for anyone interested in learning to play jazz keyboard.
- Item: 00-37274
ISBN 10: 0739078909
ISBN 13: 9780739078907
Series: Complete Method
Format: Book & CD
Alfred Jazz Keyboard Method Complete Book & CD
This well-paced, comprehensive method covers everything from basic to advanced techniques. Beginning concepts include the major scale, basic triad theory, seventh chords, pentatonic scales, and modulating chord progressions. Intermediate topics include the modes of the major scale, chord extensions, using chromatic and guide tones, chord substitution, "rhythm changes," the blues, altered dominant chords, harmony and improvisation ideas, and more. The book concludes with advanced concepts like chord voicings, modal soloing, substitution, reharmonization, modes of the minor scales, diminished and whole-tone scales, walking bass, stride, and much more. Jazz Keyboard: Complete Edition breaks with the age-old problem of dry, intimidating, and confusing jazz books to provide a step-by-step and enjoyable way to play. An MP3 CD with demonstrations of the examples in the book is included.
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