my latest jazz piano project has come to fruition.

this is an examination of the evans rootless chords in drop2 and drop3 voicings in the context of 251 progressions.

it covers both major and minor changes along with the most common altered dominants in those progressions in all twelve keys.

on this web page there are included 32 examples (with audio) out of the 160 pages of the book.

it is available in its entirety as either a pdf file or hardcopy book.

when you check out the hardcopy book link, be sure to have a lookee through the preview too.

as a bonus, the third section deals with very cool three-note 251 positions for the left hand derived from these drop voicing changes!

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i mentioned in the earlier post about my system of lh comping chords using the bottom three notes of the evans-derived dropped rootless voicings.

the link below is to a possible treatment of those topless-rootless voicings over standard/bop changes from the piano rootless drop-voicing book.

please take a look to see where this could lead by playing through it once, ok?

jarrett once said in an interview that
excelent work 7! i print it all out but i like it much man. bravo!!!
congratulations, jeff, for that useful tool for jazz/pianists.    
jazz students will get with it a great performance with a contemporary sound.
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