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  Jazz Inventions - Bill Cunliffe

Has anybody used this book. It is far superior to other books around, including Levine's Jazz Piano Handbook. Published by Alfred Publishing. He also won T...

10/07/2008, by 1 reply from 08/30/2012
  Effortless Mastery - Kenny Werner

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12/03/2008, by 1 reply from 08/17/2012
  Mark Levine - The Jazz Piano Book

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10/12/2004, by 8 replies
  Review: The World's Greatest Fake Book (Sher Music, 1983)

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05/06/2012, by 1 reply from 05/06/2012
  Tim Richards- "Improvising Blues Piano"

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11/14/2006, by 5 replies
  'French chords' or" Les Grilles de Jazz" "Anthology or Jazz Chord Changes"

Hi One or two of you may remember my asking (years ago) about the French chords and needing to buy a set.  Well, I finally made it. ...

10/29/2011, by 0 replies
  Dick Hyman's Century of Jazz Piano CD-ROM

Does anyone own this or has anyone worked with it?  The several clips on YouTube taught me some nice stuff and I'm wondering if the whole CD is a...

11/28/2006, by 2 replies
  The Jazz Piano Book vs The Jazz Theory Book

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02/01/2007, by 5 replies
  Just Being At The Piano - Mildred Portney Chase

Preview "Just Being At The Piano"...

12/31/2008, by 4 replies
  Jazz Piano Concepts&Techniques (John Valerio)

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01/25/2010, by 1 reply from 10/31/2010
  Sheet music: "The Genius of Andre Previn"

Was browsing through the sheet music in an "old-style" music store (think racks with dusty copies of "Groovy Mod Hits" for organ...

01/23/2010, by 0 replies
  Jazz Keyboard Harmony - Phil DeGreg

Has anyone used this book? If so, was it helpful?...

08/23/2005, by 7 replies
  Frank Mantooth - Voicings

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10/12/2004, by 6 replies
  Fred Hughes-- The Jazz Pianist: Left-Hand Voicings

I'm your average beginner/intermediate level pianist who loves jazz piano. It's my passionate hobby and I am basically self-taught, but also play trombone...

07/26/2009, by 0 replies
  Jazz Anecdotes by Bill Crow

Take a look at "Jazz Anecdotes" here

05/29/2009, by 0 replies
  The Lydian Chromatic Concept

A review of "The Lydian Chromatic Concept" with proofs that it is based on a false premise. http://www.Jeff-Brent.com/Lessons/LCC/LCCdiscrepanci...

10/12/2008, by 1 reply from 03/01/2009
  The best jazz 'fake book' to buy- any ideas?

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11/27/2008, by 1 reply from 11/28/2008
  Post-bop Jazz Piano - Valerio

You have to know about jazz harmony/voicings because the book start at an intermediate level. Not the book I prefer for a beginner.

09/15/2008, by 0 replies
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