Jerry Bergonzi – Melodic Rhythms Volume 4

Dec 12 2016

Jerry Bergonzi – Melodic Rhythms Volume 4

Time and rhythm are king! Number one! We are constantly aware of this fact when we are playing or listening to improvised music. All notes seem to sound good when they are played with good time. Even melodies that use wrong notes sound good when played with good time. What often packages a good time feel are the rhythms a particular artist chooses to use. This book hopefully lends some insight into practicing and playing creative rhythms in a melodic way. Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). *In some cases CD is embedded in the PDF. Recommended software –...

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Kurt Cowling – Gospel Piano

Dec 10 2016

Kurt Cowling – Gospel Piano

This comprehensive book and CD pack provides you with the tools you need to play in a variety of authentic gospel styles, through a study of rhythmic devices, grooves, melodic and harmonic techniques, and formal design. The accompanying CD features over 90 tracks, including piano examples as well as the full gospel band to help capture the true flavor of the style. Fantastic book! Great tool to get that authentic Gospel sound. Simple and easy to understand theory leads to tangible results and improvement at every level. Very accessible and at the same time authentic, with a high level...

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Maurice Lieberman – Keyboard Harmony and Improvisation Volume 2

Dec 06 2016

Maurice Lieberman – Keyboard Harmony and Improvisation Volume 2

This is a great book for students and teachers and worthy to be a supplement for any theorist. Out of 217 pages, there are barely a handful of pages without staffs loaded with examples from the classics and exercise recommendations. Keyboard Harmony and Improvisation – Volume 2 includes chapters 11-19 Secondary 7th Chords, Inversions, Median Triad, imitation and polyphony, appogiatura, leading tone triad, echappe, continuous suspension, double auxilliaries, modulation from minor keys, pedal point, elementary form, bubmediant 7th, diatonic 9th, modulation. Maurice Lieberman Is the author of books such as Ear Training and Sight Singing. Format: PDF, 217 pages...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 20 – Christmas Carols

Nov 24 2016

Jazz Play-Along Volume 20 – Christmas Carols

Jazz Play-Along Volume 20 Christmas Carols PDF. Very tasteful arrangements of traditional Christmas carols in Jazz Play-Along Volume 20. For use with all Bb, Eb, and C instruments, the Jazz Play Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with melody cue with proper style and inflection, professional rhythm tracks, choruses for soloing, removable bass part and removable piano part. For performance,...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 19 – Cool Jazz

Nov 13 2016

Jazz Play-Along Volume 19 – Cool Jazz

Jazz Play-Along Volume 19 Cool Jazz PDF. These are proper lead sheets very similar to what would be given out to members of a big band or jazz combo. There’s no clutter—just the melody and chords which is all a musician needs. The band demonstrating the tunes, are absolutely top notch and it’s very well recorded. For anybody learning jazz, these books are the best way to learn actual jazz heads or tunes as the general public would refer to them. For use with all Bb, Eb, and C instruments, the Jazz Play Along series is the ultimate learning...

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Hans-Gunter Heumann – Easy Piano Solos: 50’s Hits

Nov 04 2016

Hans-Gunter Heumann – Easy Piano Solos: 50’s Hits

This is a fabulous collection of 50s Hits all arranged for Easy Piano. Each one’s a classic that will take you back to the days of flares and platforms! This is a great book – Invaluable to teachers and students alike. Complete With Chord Symbols and Lyrics. Wonderful collection of 60’s hits – Hans-Gunter Heumann – Easy Piano Solos: 60’s Hits. Contents: All I Have To Do Is Dream (The Everly Brothers) Bye, Bye, Love (The Everly Brothers) C’est si Bon (Eartha Kitt) Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend (Marilyn Monroe) Diana (Paul Anka) Fever (Peggy Lee) Great Balls...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 18 – Harold Arlen

Oct 23 2016

Jazz Play-Along Volume 18 – Harold Arlen

Jazz Play-Along Volume 18 Harold Arlen PDF. For use with all Bb, Eb, and C instruments, the Jazz Play Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with melody cue with proper style and inflection, professional rhythm tracks, choruses for soloing, removable bass part and removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has an additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody)...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 17 – Count Basie

Oct 02 2016

Jazz Play-Along Volume 17 – Count Basie

Jazz Play-Along Volume 17 Count Basie PDF. For use with all Bb, Eb, and C instruments, the Jazz Play Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with melody cue with proper style and inflection, professional rhythm tracks, choruses for soloing, removable bass part and removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has an additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody)...

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Stephen Duro – Jazz Club Piano Solos Volume 2

Sep 25 2016

Stephen Duro – Jazz Club Piano Solos Volume 2

A superb second collection of jazz classics arranged for solo piano. Includes ‘Fever’, ‘Lazy River’, ‘Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars’ and ‘The Preacher’. Each volume of this series features exciting new piano solo arrangements with chord symbols of the songs which helped define a particular jazz style. The piano has been an integral part of the jazz idiom since its inception, in both solo and ensemble settings. Songs include: Early Autumn (Ralph Burns & Woody Herman) Fever (John Davenport & Eddie Cooley) I’ll Be Around (Alec Wilder) Lazy River (Hoagy Carmichael & Sidney Arodin) Let’s Get Away From It...

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John Valerio – Latin Jazz Piano

Sep 20 2016

John Valerio – Latin Jazz Piano

Learn how to play Latin jazz Piano based on traditional Latin music from Cuba and Brazil. Latin Jazz Piano addresses the three roles that the jazz pianist typically plays: as a member of an accompanying rhythm section, as a lead instrument within an ensemble and as a solo instrument. The CD features many examples in the book and combo tracks with which to play along. The book is divided into three sections. The first covers Afro-Cuban (Afro-Caribbean) jazz, the second section deals with Brazilian influenced jazz – Bossa Nova and Samba, and the third contains lead sheets of the...

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