Hal Leonard has just released The Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method, “The Player’s Guide to Authentic Stylings,” by Mark Davis. Pianists of all levels will be able to practice and develop their jazz piano skills with this latest addition to the impressive collection of Hal Leonard methods. Piano players will find this comprehensive guide easy to use, from the complete beginner just learning the basics of music to the more advanced player who wishes to enhance his or her keyboard vocabulary. There are a variety of fun progressions and licks to play and absorb, and online audio recordings are available for demonstrations of all the examples listed in the book.
Topics include essential music theory, chords and voicings, musical scales and modes, rhythm basics, improvisation ideas, structure and forms, interpreting a lead sheet, playing solos, and a whole lot more!
"Mark Davis introduced me to jazz and gave me an irreplaceable foundation and knowledge of this music. With this comprehensive book, he provides everyone with that same opportunity to learn from a true master of jazz piano tradition and one of the greatest educators of our time. I highly recommend this book to both beginner and advanced players."
-Dan Nimmer, pianist with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method is available from music and bookstores or by visiting www.halleonard.com.
Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method
The Player's Guide to Authentic Stylings by Mark Davis
Inventory #HL 00131102
9" x 12", 96 pages
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About the Author:
Mark Davis is an accomplished pianist and an influential educator who has been a mainstay on the Midwest jazz scene for over 25 years. He has performed with jazz luminaries Eric Alexander, Peter Bernstein, Slide Hampton, Jimmy Heath, Brian Lynch, Charles McPherson, Frank Morgan, and Phil Woods, among others.
About Hal Leonard:
Founded in 1947, Hal Leonard Corporation is the world's largest music print publisher and digital content provider, producing educational publications, songbooks, sheet music, reference books, DVDs, magazines, eBooks, digital sheet music, apps and more. The company is also a major distributor of music technology products, selling and marketing the most popular software, hard goods and accessories available today, to musicians and recording enthusiasts around the world. In its more than 200,000 available publications and products, Hal Leonard represents many of the world's best known and most respected publishers, artists, songwriters, arrangers and manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI and also has domestic offices in Winona, MN; New Jersey and Boston, and offices abroad in Australia, Belgium, China, Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
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