The Complete Jazz Keyboard Method: Intermediate Jazz Keyboard

The Complete Jazz Keyboard Method: Intermediate Jazz Keyboard

By Noah Baerman Keyboard/Piano Book & Online Audio Item: 00-45950
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This book is great for keyboardists who have learned the basics of jazz harmony and improvisation. It introduces the modes of the major scale, chord extensions, making the changes, using chromatic and guide tones, chord substitution, "rhythm changes," the blues, altered dominant chords, and more. Continuing the format of Beginning Jazz Keyboard, new concepts are accompanied by etudes and songs for practice. Packed with harmony and improvisation ideas, Intermediate Jazz Keyboard is essential for any serious student of jazz keyboard.

Companion MP3 audio demonstration tracks are included and can be streamed online or downloaded.

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CHAPTER 1---Review
7th Chords
Diatonic Harmony
Four-Note Voicings
Shell Voicings
Bebop-Style Left-Hand Voicings
Three Note Rootless Voicings
Rootless Shell Voicings
Harmonic Analysis
Lead Sheets
Trekkin' (Lead Sheet)
Trekkin' (Two-Handed Chords with Melody on Top)
Trekkin' (Melody in Right Hand, Chords in Left)
CHAPTER 2---Modes of the Major Scale
The Dorian Mode
The Lydian Mode
Courtesy Call
The Mixolydian Mode
Blues in Bloom
The Phrygian Mode
The Locrian Mode
The Ionian and Aeolian Modes
Using Modes with Diatonic Progressions
Struttin' with Fats
Still Waiting
CHAPTER 3---Chord Extensions
Dominant Extensions
Flex, Extend
Major Extensions
Groove for Groove
Minor and Diminished Extensions
Bello Scrofani
Left-Hand Voicings with Extensions
The Squirrel and the Dog
Using Other 7th Chords for Voicings with Extensions
Remember Your Principles
CHAPTER 4---Making the Changes
The Role of Rhythm in Making the Changes
Making the Changes with Modes
All Them Thangs
Using Chromatic Tones
The Bebop Scale
Da Light at Tadd's House
Addressing Changes as They Change: Guidetones
Review: Linking Arpeggios
At Least / Fifty Feet
1, 2, 3
CHAPTER 5---Substitutions
Tritone Substitution
Tritone Madness
Mixing and Matching Major and Minor Harmony
Mambo Por Eddie Y Chucho
Using Dominant Chords in Cycles
Boppin' with J-Mac
Rhythm Changes
Rhythm Changes
Golden Silver
Pac Man
Sample Rhythm Changes Solo
CHAPTER 6---The Blues
Basic Blues Progression
Bu's Blues
Bebop-Style Progression
"Bird" Blues
Blues for Bird
Minor Blues
Mr Dee Gee
Non-Traditional Blues Changes
Newk's Kinda Blues
Blues Devices and Feel
When to Use Blues Devices and Feel
The Phinest Blues
Commercial Ave and Suydam St
CHAPTER 7---Altering Dominant 7th Chords
The b9 Chord
The #9 Chord
The b5 Chord
The #5 Chord
24 Hours, but Not in a Row
Double Tension Chords
Rowles with the Changes
Chords with Both Altered and Unaltered Extensions
Long Point
Sprint the 400
CHAPTER 8---Comping
Working Within the Rhythm Section
Supporting the Soloist
First Chorus
First Chorus, Comping
Third Chorus
Third Chorus, Comping
Sixth Chorus
Sixth Chorus, Comping
Comping Latin Grooves
CHAPTER 9---Afterwords
Carob Powder
Playing Out and the Jazz Hang

Additional Information

Series: Complete Method
Author: Noah Baerman
Instrument: Keyboard/Piano
Format: Book & Online Audio
Page Count: 96
Item Number: 00-45950
ISBN 10: 1-4706-3579-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-3579-4
UPC: 038081521992

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