The files in this room contain exercises beneficial to jazz pianists (and pianists in general).

  Message number: 33017

I need jazz chord progressions.

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  Message number: 32778

No, I mean to play quarter notes- one per second. It seems obscenely slow and boring, but you have to go that slow if you want to put your full concentrat...

01/31/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 32761

Scot, Maybe a silly question, When you say practice with the metronome set to 60, do you mean to play eighth notes?...

01/30/2007, by 0 replies

does anybody have a jazz midi file on runs?????...

01/27/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 32701

Practice slowly with a metronome set to 60, that's the best way to get better at scales. Play scales for an hour at that tempo then try playing them much ...

01/26/2007, by 0 replies
  How can i inprove in my scale running

[sf]What are the major ways of inproving in scale running.

01/26/2007, by 0 replies

Please go to room [b]Latin corner[/b]: Download files (list files): [b]Learning Salsa 1 Learning Salsa 2 Learning Salsa Montunos Mastering Sal...

12/29/2006, by 0 replies
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The link is : html doesn't seem to work...

12/28/2006, by 0 replies

Hi, I'm not sure if this is the right place for my question, anyway. My teacher gave me <a href=""&g...

12/28/2006, by 0 replies
  how can i get a band in america ?

[sf]how can i get a band in america from nigeria here ? and also international connections ?...

12/19/2006, by 0 replies
  Message number: 31791

Hi, Check out Ryan's Room Files.

12/19/2006, by 0 replies
  fingerings for scales

i'm an intermediate player and have trouble with doing a scalular passage for more than one octave because i never seem to know a proper fingering system?...

12/18/2006, by 0 replies
  ah! my bad

didn't realize the stereo separation since I was playing from notebook speakers.. thnx for pointing that out. this stuff is awesome! now I want all of t...

12/15/2006, by 0 replies
  aebersold play alongs

That's right sdm. The left channel have bass+drums and the right channel have piano+drums. Sniper...

12/15/2006, by 0 replies
  Message number: 31732

You should be able to shut one channel off. I believe they alsways separate base/drums from piano. Try the balance.

12/15/2006, by 0 replies
  play along style CDs

not sure where this question would go, but this seemed like an okay place. I was checking out some of the Jamey Aebersold play along CDs since they were...

12/14/2006, by 0 replies
  bad info?

The best thing you can do if you find bad advice here is to give a detailed response explaining your position rather than just saying "bad info" ...

11/28/2006, by 0 replies
  Bad Info

[sf]There is a lot of bad info posted here. If you don't really understand please don't give erroneous advice. If this were a self defense class you wold ...

11/28/2006, by 0 replies
  Message number: 31050

You'll need to practice more than your "d" scales. Practice the scales in all keys for the most benefit. You don't apply scales to improvisatio...

11/10/2006, by 0 replies

Hi, i have practiced all d scales%2ehow do i apply this 2my improvisation%2e...

11/09/2006, by 0 replies
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Volume 4 is by Jeff Brent, a jazz pianist, composer, teacher, and author of "Modalogy" and other acclaimed jazz theory and education books. In this book Jeff shares detailed analysis of transcriptions of live performances. He covers everything from the shape of the songs to the tricks and licks he uses in improvised lines to the ideas behind his lush chord voicings.

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