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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Improvise at the Keyboard

By Bert Konowitz

Piano (or keyboard)
Composed by Bert Konowitz. Improvisation; Keyboard/Piano; Method/Instruction. Teach Yourself Series. Everything you need to know to start improvising now. CD.

Item Number: AP.16672

ISBN 0739026526.

This CD serves as an accompaniment to Alfred’s Teach Yourself to Improvise at the Keyboard and provides a helpful reference for play-along and practice.

When used alongside the book, students of all ages can continue their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. By following the step-by-step set of instructions, you will learn all about improvising in blues, rock and jazz styles. With its chord symbols, mini-music lessons and both original and traditional songs, this book will have you improvising right from the beginning! Improvisation is a skill that can be learned and one that every budding pianist should know. It allows the performer to musically express feelings and ideas and is an exciting skill for performing all styles of music.

Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.

About Teach Yourself Series

Be your own teacher, and let Alfred's Teach Yourself series guide you every step of the way. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Each method begins with basic fundamentals, such as hand position, holding the instrument, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. Then move along to playing well-known songs -- all as you continue to increase your ever-growing ability to read music and understand your instrument. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including pop, blues, folk, and more. Alfred's Teach Yourself series opens up a brand-new world of musical knowledge and gives you everything you need to know to start playing now!

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    Jensen Beach , Fla
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  • December 30, 2011 Teach yourself to improvise

    The cd came with no instructions. Just a melody line that I suppose you were to play with if you already knew how to improvise. It was not helpful.

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