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Improvising Jazz Piano

By John Mehegan

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Music Sales America. Jazz and Instructional. Instructional book (softcover) and examples CD. With standard notation, chord names, instructional text and introductory text. 104 pages. Music Sales #AM970552. Published by Music Sales (HL.14015992).

Item Number: HL.14015992

ISBN 0825619130. 9x12 inches.

This last work by one of the most authoritative experts on jazz composition and arranging is a must for the serious pianist who wishes to expand his technical and creative powers. Deals with all aspects including a survey of piano styles from 1900 to today. Learn the seventh chord system, the sixty chord system, altered triads, modal improvisation, left hand voicings, and more.

  • The Harmonic Vocabulary 
  • The Seventh Chord System 
  • Intervals 
  • The Seventh Chord Symbols 
  • Altered Triads 
  • Altered Seventh Chords 
  • Inversions 
  • Jazz Rhythm 
  • Ragtime/Stride Piano 
  • Swing Piano 
  • Bop Piano 
  • Early Contemporary Jazz Piano 
  • Contemporary Jazz Piano 
  • The Improvised Line 
  • Modes 
  • Modal Improvisation 
  • Modal Improvisation - Part 2 
  • The Non-Modal Tones 
  • Early Contemporary Left Hand Voicings 
  • Contemporary Left Hand Voicings 
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