Jazz Piano Basics – Book 2


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Book 2 of a two-volume series that presents the fundamentals of jazz in a logical and accessible way, primarily through short progressive exercises. Ideal for classically-trained pianists in traditional lessons who may be a little cautious to learn jazz, as well as for players simply wishing to expand their existing jazzabilities! Book 2 explores concepts in greater depth and introduces the most important aspects of jazz theory in a style that’s easy to grasp. Also useful for pianists interested in participating in a school jazz program. The online audio tracks are indispensable to the series, in particular the fun and practical Q&A improv exercises. The book features 7fully-fleshed original pieces: Jersey Jump ? Beale Street Boogie ? Bayou Blues ? The Mississippi Magpie Rag ? New Orleans Nocturne ? South Side Stomp ? Monkin’ the Blues.

Song List

  • Bayou Blues
  • Beale Street Boogie
  • Jersey Jump
  • Mississippi Magpie Rag
  • Monkin’ The Blues (A Tribute To Thelonious)
  • New Orleans Nocturne
  • South Side Stomp