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An Introduction to 12-Bar Blues and Blues Improvisation

By Luann Carman

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Piano/Keyboard - Early Intermediate
An Introduction to 12-Bar Blues and Blues Improvisation. Educational Piano Library. Hal Leonard Student Piano Library, Composer Showcase. Blues Instruction. Softcover. 64 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.296357).

Item Number: HL.296357

ISBN 9780634054372. 9x12 inches. Luann Carman Early Intermediate Level.

An easy, yet thorough instructional book using famous, classic blues and rock tunes to introduce students to the 12-bar blues and simple blues improvisation. Each song is prefaced by a one-page worksheet to help students master pattern identification, fingering, syncopation, and harmonic progressions. Perfect for novice blues pianists, who will derive much pleasure playing authentic tunes and developing their improvisational skills. 10 Solos: Bumblebee Blues • Blue Suede Shoes • Hound Dog • I Got You • In the Mood • Jailhouse Rock • Jump, Jive an' Wail • Night Train • Shake, Rattle and Roll • Tutti Frutti.

  • Hound Dog 
  • In The Mood 
  • Tutti Frutti 
  • Jump, Jive An' Wail 
  • Blue Suede Shoes 
  • I Got You (I Feel Good) 
  • Jailhouse Rock 
  • Night Train 
  • Bumblebee Blues 
  • Shake, Rattle And Roll 

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