Think Jazz! A Jazz Piano Method
|Rating||:||4.19 (558 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||88 Pages|
Includes units on: Jazz Rhythms & Accompaniments * Basic Improvisation * Ragtime * '50s Rock * Playing from a Fake Book * Blues * Rock and Stride Bass * Boogie Woogie * and more.. Bill Boyd, master composer of original jazz for young students, created this thorough, inventive method especially for young students. Teachers and students with little or no prior knowledge of jazz idioms will find this book easy to follow, and will enjoy the great original songs that form the core of this informative book. (Educational Piano Library). It's a great introduction to jazz for the early intermediate-level student
Helpful We found this book helpful to introduce my 12 yr. old to Jazz music for piano. We could understand and learn on our own.. Excellent piano method/theory book Suzy Creemcheeze I purchased this book along with "Jazz Starters III" recently, and I have nothing but praise for it. As the author of a jazz piano method book myself ("Jazz Piano Comping") I have high standards for method books, and this one is the best. I am a professor at Berklee College of Music and have both adu. I took classical piano lessons 50 years ago, and Lawrence R Pryluck I took classical piano lessons 50 years ago, and this book fits right in with my desire to play jazz and rock and roll on the keys. It is very well structured, with some theory along the way, getting you set to play harder and harder (and more interesting) pieces as you progress.