A Fun and Comprehensive Overview of Rock Keyboard Playing. Keyboard/Piano; Method/Instruction. The Total Keyboardist. Instructional, Learn To Play and Rock. Instructional book and examples CD. With standard notation, fingerings, chord names and instructional text. 128 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.26066).
Item Number: AP.26066
ISBN 0739043129. 9x12 inches.
The Total Rock Keyboardist is an exciting journey through the diverse world of rock keyboard playing. This book is ideal for all skill levels, from absolute beginners to experienced prog-rockers. You'll learn everything you need to become a well-rounded player, from rhythm parts that support the band to flashy improvised solos. Along the way, you'll gradually learn important music theory such as chords, diatonic harmony, and scales. This book covers practicing tips, warm-ups, easy-to-understand theory, discussion of various keyboard instruments and their place in music history, left-hand bass lines in a variety of styles, tips for improvising melodies and keyboard solos, a wide variety of chords, and great songs and examples in the styles of innovative rock keyboardists-present and past. A CD is included with backing tracks to make practicing fun and easy.