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Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Learn Jazz Piano Book 2 by Paul Abrahams
Series: Learn Jazz Piano, Book 2. Price: $17.50 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: British English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
With over 100 illustrations, book 2 of Learn Jazz Piano journeys further into the heart of jazz and blues improvisation.
The Bass Player by Jim Reilly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
The Bass Player is a novella about truth, lies, expectations, disillusionment, exploitation and how a young musician found his voice in spite of all that. Written by a musician but not for musicians, the story weaves its way around fact and fiction, drawing readers into a world where music can set you free but just as easily bring you crashing down.
Portait of an Artist as a Young Improviser by Armen Nalbandian
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A look inside Armen Nalbandian's thought process as he created his classic album: Manchester Born and his performances throughout this time period. This book contains essays and entries written by Nalbandian from 2006-2007. Included are listening guideposts and footnotes looking back on the process. A must read for fans of Jazz and improvised music!
A Philosophical Approach to Jazz Piano by Daniel Bennett
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Theory
Play the piano for a purpose, not to show how fast your fingers can move. This book is an away-from-the-piano tome for those interested in understanding jazz without all the long exercises and hours sitting at the piano. The reader will learn how to play for a purpose and acknowledge many internal thought processes. The next time you sit at your piano, you will never play as you did before.
Over The Water (Music Trivia for Survivors) by Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Find interesting and historical facts about artists, songs and their social surroundings while writing or singing their hit songs. Artists from the '50's - '70's are explored: Isley Brothers, Walker Brothers, Supertramp, Donna Summers, Fleetwood Mac, Dean Martin, Toto, and more.
Without A Song by paul pax andrews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
Learn Jazz Piano - book 1 by Paul Abrahams
Series: Learn Jazz Piano, Book 1. 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
Philip “Flip” Gordon : Jazz Compositions: Volume 1: The Zodiac Project: Parallel Universe by Dr. Philip Gordon, PhD
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
Philip “Flip” Gordon, PhD : Jazz Compositions: Volume 1: The Zodiac Project: Parallel Universe: Consists of 12 contemporary jazz compositions which musically interprete the energy and journey of the 12 Zodiac Signs, i.e. an avant- guarde, spiritual and metaphysical “cycle of life” Jazz Charts for: Concert, Bb, Eb and Bass Instrumentation. Written and performed in Paris, France.
Electric Violin Training Kit by Christian Howes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
World Famous jazz violinist Christian Howes shows you everything you need to start jamming on electric violin! Everything from the basics to his personal secrets, Christian Howes shares how to begin to rock out on your violin. Learn what gear is a must have! Anyone from beginners to experienced violinists will benefit from this informative ebook.
Swing Essentials - A Drummer’s Guide To An Effective Swing by Andrea Faré
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
No Nonsense Improv by Clint McLaughlin
Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
No Nonsense Improv: How to unlock the music inside your head. This is a complete Improv Course on this video. We have 2 hours and 45 minutes of video, 8 pages of instruction and 60 pages of music. It features Keith Wood and me (Clint 'Pops' McLaughlin).. We discuss different aspects of improv, give an example and use it in a solo.
The Rest Of The Story, Jazz Improvization and History by Ahmad Alaadeen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011 by Fandeen Publishing Company. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
This manual is designed to give a foundation to the art of Improvisation. It is written from a performer's perspective, presented in a simplified manner and easy to understand terms, in Old School script. It is not a step by step primer to teach how to improvise but rather is a method to guide the musician in finding his or herself as a soloist.
Jazz...For Those Who Don't Appreciate It by Richard Henry
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Discover how you can understand and love the genre of music we call jazz. Jazz...For Those Who Don't Appreciate It is a guide for helping people appreciate jazz music more. It contains important information on how to listen to jazz, history of jazz and helpful techniques for listening to jazz. Everyone who loves music should read this important, amazing book.
Culture and the Pentatonic Scale by Richard Henry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Don't read another book on pentatonic scales until you have read this book. Culture and the Pentatonic Scale is an inside look into the history of the pentatonic scale and its uses. Teachers will be able to use this as an excellent resource for their students. Musicians and non-musicians will read more information about pentatonic scales that they may not have known. Truly a fantastic music guide.
Lost in New York - Liner Notes by Suresh Singaratnam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Digital Booklet for Trumpeter Suresh Singaratnam's debut jazz recording: Lost in New York. Featuring nine pages of full colour illustrations by Kevin J. West and a detailed analysis of the music written by drummer/composer Nathaniel Smith.