$19.99
The Keyboard Style Resource
A Comprehensive Guide to Exploring New Techniques and Styles from Rock to Jazz
By Noah Baerman
Item: 00-39298
UPC: 038081439860
ISBN 10: 0739089102
ISBN 13: 9780739089101
PRICE: $19.99
Series: Style Resource Series
Category: Keyboard/Piano
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Keyboard/Piano
You've learned the basics of keyboard playing, so now it’s time to explore new styles and techniques to help you become a well-rounded and more knowledgeable player. With The Keyboard Style Resource, you will be exposed to a variety of musical influences that will help you create a unique, original, and exciting sound. You’ll learn how to use scales, chords, rhythms, and arpeggios, and how to solo in many different styles. Dig in and explore new concepts that will unleash your inner musical potential. The included CD clearly demonstrates the musical examples in the book.

* Explore a wide variety of styles from rock and reggae to classical and funk
* Learn about the styles and recordings of pioneering players
* Master techniques for accompaniment and soloing
* Features a concise glossary and overview of music theory
* Includes practical tips on how to create great keyboard parts
TITLE COMPOSER
Four-Note Voicings
Two-Handed Voicings
Comping
Jazz Soloing
Soloing with Scales
Progressions with Modulations
Soloing with Arpeggios
Rebecca's Crib
Boppin' 'Til Dawn
Modes
Using Modes in Improvisation
Chromaticism and Ornamentation
Minuet in G L. V. Beethoven
Prélude in B Minor F. Chopin
Promenade M. Mussorgsky
CHAPTER EIGHT: Jazz Piano
Basic Chord Voicings
Extending and Altering Chords
Blue Notes
Imitating Guitar Rhythms
Gotta, Gotta, Gotta
CHAPTER FIVE: Blues Keyboard
Chord Embellishment
Keep On Rockin' On
Single-Note Soloing
CHAPTER THREE: Pop Keyboard
Digital Keyboard
APPENDIX C: Glossary
Dynamics
Articulation
Ariana's Contemplation
The Slip-Note Technique
Slippin' with Floyd
The Bluest Day
Boogie-Woogie
Loafin' Boogie
Afro-Cuban Rhythms
Montunos
Mambo Para Tian
Cha-Cha-Chá
Blues Devices and Phrasing
Blues for the Iceman
Blues Accompaniment
Other Ways to Feel Blues Rhythm
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mo' Sweetness
Stride and Walking Bass
24 Hour Swing
CHAPTER SIX: World Music Keyboard Styles
Arpeggios
Other
Chord Rhythms
Vintage Instruments
CHAPTER ONE: Toolbox
Major Scales
Other Scales
Triads
Jazz-Rock
Don 'N' Walt
Ragtime
Chord Inversion and Voice Leading
The Entertainer Scott Joplin
Diatonic Harmony
7th Chords
Swing Eighth Notes
Latin Jazz
Salsa Verde
Progressive Rock
Lead Sheets
A Prog Creation
CHAPTER TWO: Rock Keyboard
The I, IV, and V Chords
Basic Two-Handed Rock Chords
Rock Chords for Left Hand Only
Conclusion
APPENDIX A: Suggested Listening
APPENDIX B: Types of Keyboards
Piano
Bossa Nova
Samba
Reggae
Kingston Blues
Klezmer Piano Basics
Danny Boy (Lead Sheet)
Danny Boy (Solo Piano)
Danny Boy (Vocal Accompaniment)
Gospel Chord Techniques
Testify
Rhythm and Phrasing with Chords
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER NINE: Hybrid Styles
CHAPTER SEVEN: Classical Piano
Minuet J. S. Bach
Little Prelude in C J. S. Bach
Presto W. A. Mozart
CHAPTER FOUR: R&B Keyboard
Steveland
Interpreting Melodies