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Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Learn Jazz Piano - book 4: How to solo by Paul Abrahams
Series: Learn Jazz Piano. Price: $17.50 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard
This 4th book in the Learn Jazz Piano series is called How To Solo, and focuses on soloing techniques, using jazz standards as your guide.
20 Steps to Jazz Keyboard Harmony by Sid Thomas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016 by Howard Sid Thomas. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and 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.
Coffehouse Jazz: Third Cup: Coffee to Go! Create the Ultimate Jazz Holiday Playlist with 101 Instrumental Classics! by Steve Akley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
Author, and jazz fan, Steve Akley helps you create the ultimate holiday jazz playlist. Whether you are looking a jazz fan looking to compare or contrast your list to Steve’s, or you are looking at starting a musical playlist of your own, Coffehouse Jazz: Third Cup: Coffee to Go! is a great resource to get started.
Friday Night Jam by Nowick Gray
Price: Free! Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Experiential advice to beginning drummers, or to longtime musicians who have not yet had the opportunity or courage to attempt improvisational collaboration with others. This chronicle conveys the challenge of merging diverse musical instruments, genres and personalities; of attempting to produce quality music in a venue that welcomes relative beginners, lifelong amateurs, and random drop-ins.
Learn Jazz Piano Book 3 by Paul Abrahams
Series: Learn Jazz Piano, Book 3. Price: $17.50 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Book 3 focuses on practical advice and strategies for learning jazz pianists.
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.
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.