Solo Jazz Piano - 2nd Edition - Softcover with CD
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Learn to improvise using the techniques pioneered by piano greats LennyTristano and Dave McKenna. This methodical approach to learning the artof solo jazz piano improvisation will free your creative sense of music.It begins with a review of chord symbol interpretation, walks throughbass line development, and ends with how to play several melodic linessimultaneously in stimulating musical conversation. You'll learn how todevelop solos that embellish and support the melody, and use lead sheetsto help you generate your own musical ideas. Twenty-one lessons presenttechniques, practice exercises, and tunes based on jazz standards.Notated transcriptions of sample improvisations illustrate each lesson'stechnique, and the accompanying CD lets you hear a master improviserput these ideas to work. Packed with hundreds of ideas that will teachyou the art of improvisation!