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Ever wanted to play the blues, but weren't sure where to start? Blues Piano will teach you the basic skills you need.
From comping to soloing, you'll learn the theory, the tools, and even the tricks that the pros use. And, you get seven complete tunes to jam on. Just listen to the audio imbedded in the digital book, then start playing along!
You'll learn: scales and chords; left-hand patterns; walking bass; endings and turnarounds; right-hand techniques; how to solo with blues scales; crossover licks; and much more.
Time to get the Blues!
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Submitted 4 months ago
Careful, step-by-step working through creating a full blues piece
What I really like about this book is that it works through ideas in a stepwise fashion that lets you work on one aspect of blues piano at a time, gradually increasing the difficulty level of balancing out rhythms and melodic fragments in the two hands. It works best if you have a computer monitor right next to your keyboard so that you can plan along with the recorded samples. Playing with the recorded audio is helpful to me for sticking to the tempo, relaxing into the groove. I only wish you could add books to your list of favorites or your history - I have to search to find this book each time I want to work on another section.