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Vol. 1, How To Play Jazz & Improvise (Book & CD Set) (Play- a-Long)

Vol. 1, How To Play Jazz & Improvise (Book & CD Set) (Play- a-Long)

Vol. 1, How To Play Jazz & Improvise (Book & CD Set) (Play- a-Long)

Beginning/Intermediate. Easy to understand and inspiring for all musicians wishing to explore the secrets of jazz improv. CD includes blues in Bb and F, four dorian minor tracks, four-measure cadences, cycle of dominants, 24-measure song, II/V7 in all keys. Book includes transposed parts for all instruments. The CD includes Jamey playing exercises from the book. Hear the master clinician show you exactly how it’s done!Rhythm Section: Jamey Aebersold (p); Rufus Reid (b); Jonathan Higgins (d) Incl

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Smooth Jazz Piano: Keyboard Style Series (Hal Leonard Keyboard Style) Reviews

Smooth Jazz Piano: Keyboard Style Series (Hal Leonard Keyboard Style)

Smooth Jazz Piano: Keyboard Style Series (Hal Leonard Keyboard Style)

This comprehensive book and CD package will teach you the basic skills you need to play smooth jazz piano. From comping to soloing, you’ll learn the theory, the tools, and the tricks used by the pros. The accompanying CD features many of the examples in the book performed either solo or with a full band. Specifically, you’ll learn: scales and chords, harmony and voicings, progressions and comping, rhythmic concepts, melodies and soloing, characteristic stylings, the history of jazz, and more. TH

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Alfred’s Basic Adult Jazz/Rock Course (Alfred’s Basic Piano Library)

Alfred’s Basic Adult Jazz/Rock Course (Alfred’s Basic Piano Library)

Alfred's Basic Adult Jazz/Rock Course (Alfred's Basic Piano Library)

  • Book Pages: 96
  • By Bert Konowitz
  • Format Book

Adult beginners can be taught the basics of jazz and rock music easily using this dynamic supplement to Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course. And, teachers don’t have to be jazz or rock experts to teach it! Perfect for individual or group instruction and playable on both acoustic and electronic keyboard.

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Hal Leonard Guitar Method: Jazz Guitar (Hal Leonard Guitar Method (Songbooks))

Hal Leonard Guitar Method: Jazz Guitar (Hal Leonard Guitar Method (Songbooks))

Hal Leonard Guitar Method: Jazz Guitar (Hal Leonard Guitar Method (Songbooks))

  • Media Softcover with CD 80 Pages
  • Book/CD Pack by Jeff Schroedl Hal Leonard Guitar Method Supplement
  • Author: Jeff Schroedl

Featuring in-depth lessons and 40 great jazz classics, the Hal Leonard Jazz Guitar Method is your complete guide to learning jazz guitar. This book uses real jazz songs to teach you the basics of accompanying and improvising jazz guitar in the style of Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Tal Farlow, Charlie Christian, Jim Hall and many others. Lesson topics include: chords and progressions; scales and licks; comping and soloing styles; chord-melody; intros and endings; technique; equipment and sound; and

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Favorite Jazz for Piano Solo (Revised) / Tom Roed

Favorite Jazz for Piano Solo (Revised) / Tom Roed

Favorite Jazz for Piano Solo (Revised) / Tom Roed

Fifteen favorite jazz tunes arranged for intermediate to advanced piano. Includes: Don’t Get Around Much Anymore * Georgia on My Mind * Killing Me Softly with His Song * Mood Indigo * On Green Dolphin Street * The Shadow of Your Smile * Take Five and more.

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