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Learn Jazz Piano - book 1
Series: Learn Jazz Piano, Book 1 ยท 4 volumes of 'Learn Jazz Piano' by Paul Abrahams. Price: $17.50 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard
This first book in a series of 3 is for pianists with some basic knowledge but wish to learn to play jazz. I cover the blues, chord construction, the II-V-I sequence and many improvising techniques. It can be studied in conjunction with the online video course: Learn Jazz Piano Online. www.learnjazzpianoonline.com
Swing Essentials - A Drummer’s Guide To An Effective Swing
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Percussion
This book is aimed primarily at professional jazz drummers wanting to improve the way they play the swing pattern, and swing subdivisions in general. Drummers of any style will benefit from the reading, which includes several tips on practicing, playing with others, and developing a strong internal clock
Billie Holiday Biography: The Unforgettable Lady Day Feminism, Strange Fruit Controversies, Relationships, Rumors and More
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Billie Holiday, also known as the Lady Day was a very talented jazz and blues singer during the Great Depression and beyond in the United States. She lived and coped during the most difficult times in the United States, especially when it comes to gender inequality, racism and discrimination. In fact, some of her songs were considered "protest songs" against racism. The most controversial song...
20 Steps to Jazz Keyboard Harmony
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016 by Howard Sid Thomas. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Theory, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Play the chords used by jazz pianists by following the 20 steps in this concise account of harmony. The book shows clearly how chords are built, named and used, illustrated with many examples. It is designed for anyone, whether or not they are familiar with musical notation. A glossary explains the technical terms used in the text.

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