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For an aspiring jazz instrumentalist, playing piano is one of the most important skills for developing a jazz vocabulary. Bob Mintzer is a renowned jazz composer, arranger, saxophonist, pianist, bandleader, educator and member of the group, the Yellowjackets. His new book is designed for the instrumentalist who is not an accomplished piano player but wants to acquire basic jazz piano skills and jazz vocabulary. The book includes etudes that make players aware of the sound, texture, cause, effect and function of jazz chords and harmony. The 22 piano etudes feature a variety of styles, tempos, chord progressions and a the book also includes a chord voicing glossary. Mintzer offers a practical guide with a realistic approach.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780739054024
ISBN-10: 0739054023
Format: Paperback / softback
(297mm x 221mm x 5mm)
Pages: 44
Imprint: Alfred Music
Publisher: Alfred Music
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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