Jazz Piano Basics – Book 1

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Jazz Piano Basics – Book 1

A Logical Method for Enhancing Your Jazzabilities

Series: Willis
Publisher: Willis Music
Format: Softcover Audio Online
Author: Eric Baumgartner
Piano Level: Early to Mid-Intermediate

$16.99 (US)

Book 1 of a two-volume series that presents the fundamentals of jazz in a logical and accessible way, primarily through short progressive exercises. Ideal for classically trained pianists in traditional lessons who are a little cautious of learning jazz, as well as for those simply wishing to expand their existing “jazzabilities.” Also very useful for pianists interested in participating in a school jazz program. The online audio tracks are indispensable to the series, in particular the fun and practical Q&A improv exercises.

Features 9 performance pieces: Funkasaurus • Midtown Strut • Jumpin' Jazz • Stepping Out • Petite Waltz • Elling Tones • Blue Bop • Avenue D • Big Earl's Honky Tonk Blues.

Concepts covered include: • Improvisation • Swing rhythms • Common jazz chords and scales • Accompaniment techniques • 12-bar blues, and much more!

NOTE: Jazz Piano Basics is a revised and vastly expanded version of the Jazzabilities series.

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Inventory #HL 00234476
ISBN: 9781495094958
UPC: 888680687359
Width: 9.0"
Length: 12.0"
88 pages

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