Jazz Piano - Voicing Concepts (Book/CD Set)
Understanding and interpreting chord symbols are part of the basics of playing Jazz music. The piano is the ideal instrument to help you to get an overview of harmonic structures and as such, is an important aid even for non-pianists. With this goal in mind, the simple and clearly structured exercises in Voicing Concepts help the student learn to improvise good-sounding voicings in typical as well as complex harmonic progressions of jazz standards and in various styles and grooves. Fundamentals about the ha ...more
Product Number:
610375E
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
230
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.25 x 11.75
ISBN:
3-8992-2097-8
ISBN13:
978-38992-2097-1
Series:
Jazz Workbooks
Publisher:
AMA Verlag
Date Published:
6/11/2007
Understanding and interpreting chord symbols are part of the basics of playing Jazz music. The piano is the ideal instrument to help you to get an overview of harmonic structures and as such, is an important aid even for non-pianists. With this goal in mind, the simple and clearly structured exercises in Voicing Concepts help the student learn to improvise good-sounding voicings in typical as well as complex harmonic progressions of jazz standards and in various styles and grooves. Fundamentals about the harmonic and melodic structure of Jazz are discovered in the process. Requires the ability to read notation in treble and bass clefs. Includes a pull-out Solution Key and CD for listening and self-accompaniment (instruments on separate channels).

• Reading, understanding and interpreting chord symbols
• Major and minor diatonic harmony
• Open voicings
• Left hand voicings
• Two hand voicings
• Reharmonization techniques
• Style and groove studies
• Arranging tips
• Separate Solution Key
• CD for listening and self-accompaniment (instruments on separate channels)

Preface

 

Chapter 1: Basics

Chord Symbols

Voice Leading

Spread Voicings 

 

Chapter 2: Major Diatonic 

Diatonic Chords in Major 

II-V-I Cadence in Major 

 

Chapter 3: Minor Diatonic

Diatonic Chords in Minor

II-V-I Cadence in Minor 

 

Chapter 4: Left Hand Voicings

Sud Powell Voicings

3 Note Spread Voicings for the Left Hand

Guide Tone Voicings

3 Note Voicings (3 Note Left Hand Voicings)

4 Note Voicings (4 Note Left Hand Voicings)

 

Chapter 5: Two Hand Voicings

Drop 2 Voicings

Upper Structure Voicings

Chapter6: Reharmonization

Dominant Substitution (SubV)

IIm7 Extension

Chromatic Approach 

Chord Substitution

Changing Chord Extensions

Changing Chord Type

Pedal Point

Contrary Motion

 

Chapter 7: Grooves

Rhythm Patterns for Jazz Accompaniment 

Jazz Waltz

Easy Stride

Stride Piano

Walking Bass

Bossa Nova

 

Kapitel 8: Arrangement

Spread Voicings with Melody

 

Appendix

CD Contents

Voicings, Voicings, Voicings

II-V-I Circle of Fifths

Repertoire Checklist (Master Copy) 

Reference Books

 
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