This area is for non jazz piano related stuff. Politics, religion, humor, it's the lighter side of life. Except for politics maybe, and perhaps religion. But there are still plenty of lighter sides of life to enjoy.


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The Brewery

For matters concerning the noblest of all beverages - Beer

physical impediment to practicing/playing

Cursed Arthur Itis

Hidden Room Game

The First Oone


Has anyone ever said anything at all important?


For those times when your drummer doesn't know any jokes...

Music Industry

Contracts, copyrighting, gigging, jobs, etc... Good links: | Music Publishers Association: and US Copyright Info:

Kitten on the Keys

Uploads and discussions pertaining to those times when a jazz pianist has the pleasure of playing music for and with The Beautiful People. All photos uploaded should be tasteful or artistic and rated no more than 'PG'


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Young Pianists

Forum for young pianists to chat about anything piano/jazz related

Jazz Piano Notebook Series
Scot Ranney's Jazz Piano Notebook, Volume 1 - jazz piano tricks of the trade

Volume 1 of this educational jazz piano book contains 15 jazz piano exercises, tricks, and other interesting jazz piano techniques, voicings, grooves, and ideas Scot Ranney enjoys playing.

pdf - coil binding - videos

Scot Ranney's Jazz Piano Notebook, Volume 2 - jazz piano tricks of the trade you can use today

Volume 2 has 14 jazz piano exercises and tricks of the trade, and quite a bit of it is Calypso jazz piano related material, including some Monty Alexander and Michel Camilo style grooves. Jazz piano education is through the ears, but books like this can help.

pdf - coil binding

Tim Richards' Jazz Piano Notebook - jazz piano tricks of the trade

Volume 3 contains 12 jazz piano exercises and explorations by the acclaimed jazz piano educator, pianist, author, and recording artist Tim Richards.

Tim wrote the well known "Exploring Jazz Piano" and "Improvising Blues Piano" books and has several others to his name.

pdf - coil binding

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