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Exploring Jazz Piano - Volume 1 by Tim Richards. For Piano. Schott. Softcover with CD. 256 pages. Schott Music #ED12708. Published by Schott Music (HL.49030450).
ISBN 190245524X. 9x12 inches.
Volume 1 introduces the intermediate pianist to the basic chord-types used in jazz, from major and minor triads to seventh and ninth chords. Other topics include: Chord/scale relationships, modes, broken chord and scale patterns, pentatonic and blues scales, walking bass lines, Latin rhythms and bass lines, the diatonic cycle, secondary dominants, II V I sequences, horizontal and vertical improvisation, tritone substitution, two-handed voicings, rootless voicings, technical exercises and fingering, accompaniment styles, ear-training, discography (suggested listening).
28 pieces by the author appear alongside special arrangements of well-known jazz standards, including: Autumn Leaves • Fly Me to the Moon • In a Sentimental Mood • Mannenberg • On Green Dolphin St (Part 1) • Ornithology • Song for My Father • Straight No Chaser • Take the A Train. Also included are transcribed solos by Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver, an invaluable source of authentic jazz techniques.
- Threesome - Swing
- No Problem
- Major Triad Cycles
- Coincedence Calypso
- Major Triad Workout
- Y Todavia La Quiero
- On Green Dolphin Street (Pt 1)
- The Lost Valley
- Blue And White
- Take The 'a' Train
- 'a' Train Improvisation
- Montuno For Monty
- Natural Minor Workout
- Open Triad Workout
- Open Triad Workout - Swing
- Song For Sally
- Dream On
- Major Seventh Workout
- Down The Line
- Staight No Chaser
- Dominant Seventh Workout #1
- The Theme
- Open Up!
- Bossa Nova Comping #1
- Fly Me To The Moon
- Autumn Leaves
- II - V - I Arpeggio Workout
- II - V Cycle With Dorian Scales
- Still Dreaming /Dream Improvisation
- Funky Two-Five
- Cloud Nine/Cloud Nine Improvisation
- Song For My Father
- White Russian
- In A Sentimental Mood
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Exploring Jazz Piano - Volume 1
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