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Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Jazz Practice Ideas with Your Real Book: For Beginner & Intermediate Jazz Musicians by Andy McWain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Exercises
Thirty-Six Jazz Practice Ideas to Get the Most from Your Real Book! Studying Jazz? You may know about the REAL BOOK, but what you probably don’t know is how much MUSICAL PROGRESS can be accomplished with only a single jazz fake book! Don’t know what to practice? Don’t want to waste valuable time? Do you know why many young musicians fail? Why intermediate-level musicians get stuck?
When Swing Was King! by Art Koch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Appreciation
The author takes you on a journey from the minuet during the early days of our country’s birth, to the turn of century with the waltz through ragtime and blues into the explosion of the 1950’s with the birth of “rock-and-roll!”
A Brief History of Jazz Rock by Mike Baron
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,420. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
Author Mike Baron explores the history of this music fusion, its rise and fall in popularity. He offers highlights—and his own unique insights from a front-row seat in jazz rock—into what made the era so special.
How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz by Mark Mercury
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
“How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz” focuses on enhancing the purely creative aspects of jazz improvisation. Each chapter is geared to the intermediate jazz player who may run out of ideas while improvising or who seeks to improvise more creatively. Fifty techniques are presented which directly exercise improvisational creativity and the capacity to receive inspiration.
Russia e Jazz by Giuliano Nora
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: Italian. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Il libro analizza i due aspetti che uniscono il jazz alla Russia: da un lato la storia degli immigrati che hanno fatto la musica popolare americana, dall'altro il filo che lega i grandi compositori classici russi ai protagonisti del jazz.
The Bass Player by Jim Reilly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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: 37,770. 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.