Jazz Piano Handbook

Jazz Piano Handbook
Essential Jazz Piano Skills for All Musicians

By Michele Weir Keyboard/Piano Book & CD Item: 00-26926
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If you’re a jazz singer or instrumentalist and don’t already have basic skills in jazz piano: now is the time! Piano skills are the gateway to understanding chords and progressions, checking lead sheets for accuracy, learning new tunes, arranging, writing your own tunes, becoming a better improviser and so on. This book outlines an easy step-by-step process that makes learning basic jazz piano easy and fun!


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Contents

Title Composer
A Foggy Day (In London Town) George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
A Time for Love (from "An American Dream") Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Johnny Mandel (composer)
Ain't Misbehavin' (from "Ain't Misbehavin'") Fats Waller (composer); Andy Razaf (lyricist); Harry Brooks (composer)
Alone Together Arthur Schwartz (composer); Howard Dietz (lyricist)
Blues in the Night Harold Arlen (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
East of the Sun (And West of the Moon) Brooks Bowman (composer)
Embraceable You (from "Girl Crazy") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Emily Johnny Mandel (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Gentle Rain Luiz Bonfa (composer); Matt Dubey (lyricist)
I Got Rhythm George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
It Never Entered My Mind (from "Higher and Higher") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Prelude to a Kiss Irving Gordon (lyricist); Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (lyricist)
Secret Love (from "Calamity Jane") Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Sammy Fain (composer)
Since I Fell for You Buddy Johnson (composer)
The Lady Is a Tramp (from "Babes in Arms") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
The Shadow of Your Smile (from "The Sandpiper") Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Johnny Mandel (composer)
What Is This Thing Called Love? (from "Wake Up and Dream") Cole Porter (composer)
You Go to My Head Haven Gillespie (lyricist); J. Fred Coots (composer)
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To (from "Something to Shout About") Cole Porter (composer)

Additional Information

Author: Michele Weir
Instrument: Keyboard/Piano
Format: Book & CD
Page Count: 128
Item Number: 00-26926
ISBN 10: 0-7390-4795-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-4795-8
UPC: 038081308043

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