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A Classical Approach to Jazz Piano Improvisation
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A Classical Approach to Jazz Piano Improvisation

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Written by Dominic Alldis.

keyboard instruction. 9x12 inches. 160 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00310979)

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This keyboard instruction book is designed for the person who was trained classically but wants to expand into the very exciting - yet very different - world of jazz improvisation. Author Dominic Alldis provides clear explanations and musical examples of: pentatonic improvisation; the blues; rock piano; rhythmic placement; scale theory; major, minor and pentatonic scale theory applications; melodic syntax; the language of bebop; left-hand accompaniment; walking bass lines; thematic development; performance tips; and more. Also available by Dominic Alldis: A Classical Approach to Jazz Piano - Exploring Harmony 00220017/$19.95

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  • Getting To Know You
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