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Handbook of Chord Substitutions

By Andy Laverne

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Piano - Intermediate; Late Intermediate
Composed by Andy Laverne. Piano Method Supplement. Jazz. Book. Published by Ekay/Shacor (AP.50-PF0736).

Item Number: AP.50-PF0736

ISBN 0943485185.

A guide to creating your own special chord substitutions when playing any tune! Includes chapters on tritone substitution, changing chord qualities, pedal points, modulations, suspensions, alterations of chord tones and numerous other arranging concepts. Includes: Cherokee * Darn That Dream * Indiana * Moonglow * A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square * Exactly Like You * My Melancholy Baby and more.

  • Text 
  • How to Create Your Own Substitute Chord and Reharmonizations 
  • Tritone Substitution 
  • Changing Chord Qualities 
  • Using Functional Harmony 
  • Using Non-Functional Harmony 
  • Alterations of Chod Tones 
  • Approaching Chords from Above or Below 
  • Functional Substitions 
  • Harmonizing Melody Notes 
  • Pedal Points 
  • Use of Constant Structures 
  • Modulation - Changing Keys 
  • Contrary Motion 
  • Descending Bass/Ascending Bass 
  • Suspended Sounds 
  • Inserting Additional Chords 
  • Manipulation of Musical Forms 
  • Music 
  • Cherokee 
  • Andy LaVerne Arrangement No. 1 
  • Andy LaVerne Arrangement No. 2 
  • Darn That Dream 
  • Exactly Like You 
  • (Back Home Again) Indiana 
  • Moonglow 
  • My Melancholy Baby 
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square 
  • Picnic 
  • Solitude 
  • Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away) 
  • Blue Cycle 
  • Sabra 
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