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Jazz Piano Master class with Mark Levine: The Drop 2 Book. For piano. This edition: spiral-bound. Instructional and Jazz. Instructional book and performance CD. 68 pages. Published by Sher Music Company (SR.JPMC).
ISBN 9781883217471. Instructional and Jazz. 8.5" x 11" inches.
The 'Drop 2 Book' is the first and only publication to explore the 4-note, block-chord approach to jazz piano playing---as used by piano masters like Kenny Barron, McCoy Tyner, Barry Harris, Cedar Walton and Bill Evans.In this book, world-renowned educator and pianist Mark Levine gives the reader a comprehensive, step-by-step, beginning to advanced Masterclass on this fascinating approach to voicing chords.Included in the book are complete chapters on: The basic Drop 2 approach, More advanced Drop 2 techniques, Soloing and 'comping in Drop 2, Techniques for practicing Drop 2, Plus a CD is included of Mark demonstrating each exercise!An invaluable insight into the harmonic minds of some of our greatest piano players, by the author of "The Jazz Piano Book".68 pages, plus audio CD. $19 list price.
Location: from Frankfurt, Germany
August 12, 2008
The concept of "drop 2 " in detail
Every jazz book has a section on drop 2 voicings. The topic is easy to describe on just one page. This book goes further and not only describes drop 2 basics. It also explains more modern approaches to drop 2 (McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock style etc.) as well as solo...
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