Voicings for Jazz Keyboard. For Piano/Keyboard. Instrumental Jazz. 64 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.855475).
ISBN 0793534852. 9x12 inches.
A respected soloist, clinician and writer, Mantooth has written this book for any keyboard player interested in developing better jazz chord voicing. Written more as a 'how-to' book than a textbook, Voicings will make a valuable addition to the library of any performer, arranger, teacher or jazz theorist.
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Location: from Valemount, British Columbia
January 28, 2009
Couldn't be simpler or more dangerous!
WARNING: The sounds are modern and challenging. You WILL gain a deeper understanding of music if you actually struggle a long and play these chords. I looked at this book last year, shelved it, then looked at it 3 months ago, frustrated by battling for sound space with our guitarist....
30 of 55 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Los Angeles
November 14, 2007
A not so clear approach to jazz chord voicings
This approach to jazz voicings is quite original but not as useful to me as I expected. There is too much to remember when applying these voicings. I would have preferred that the author, who has published many arrangements for tunes (which I use and like) would have illustrated jazz...
27 of 52 people found this review helpful.