Exploring Jazz Piano - Volume 2: Book/CD by Tim Richards

By Tim Richards

(Schott). quantity 2 bargains with extra complicated and colourful concord, from suspended fourth, sharp 11 and 13th chords to decreased and adjusted scales. complicated voicing, accompaniment and improvisation strategies are tested intimately, together with the subsequent themes: Quartal concord, modal improvisation, lengthy and brief II V styles, altered dominant chords, polychords, stride piano, Bossa Nova, clave and Partido Alto, Lydian and Locrian modes, how one can make scales swing, development bebop strains, bebop scales, R235 styles, the b3 pentatonic scale, rhythm alterations, turnarounds, minor II V I, taking part in in 3/4 time, enjoying in double-time, pressure and free up, transcribing, perform workouts. 32 items through the writer seem along exact preparations of recognized jazz criteria, together with: attractive Love * Blue Bossa * Blue in eco-friendly * Caravan * Impressions * Ladybird * Misty * On eco-friendly Dolphin highway * Softly as in a Morning dawn * Summertime * track Up and Yesterdays. additionally integrated are transcribed solos via Oscar Peterson, Wynton Kelly and Hampton Hawes.

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1). Do not push it over too far towards you. 3 A mojor chord position with barre. (Cejilla at 2nd fret). • You will feel discomfort in the thumb muscles lying between thumb and index finger when you first maintain a barre for more than a brief spell of time. With practice, however, you will soon be able to hold the barre down comfortably even for long periods. • Once you have got used to the feel of the barre, you will find it possible to change fret-positions and chord shapes quickly up and down the fingerboard.

E. the nut and bridge-saddle). The 'action' of the guitar, which determines its ease of playing, is made up of several factors, including the responsiveness of the soundboard, the tension of the strings and their height from the fingerboard and soundboard. Too low or soft an action will cause excessive bUlZ at all but minimal volume. Too high or hard an action will make the guitar sound more 'classical' and will make it more of an effort to play. Paradoxically there are some guitars which buzz less if the action is lowered.

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