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#2222541 - 01/29/14 12:50 PM Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz
Danijelcro Offline
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Can someone suggest me some books or video lesson.

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#2222611 - 01/29/14 02:45 PM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
Michael Martinez Offline
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Get the Hal Leonard book on STide and Swing Piano

There's a good book on blues I don't remember the name I'll look it up for you when I get home
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#2222868 - 01/29/14 11:15 PM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
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I like the National Guitar Workshops's (Alfred) Beginning Blues Keyboard. The material is nicely balanced between "Songs" and exercises to give you the ability to improvise and solo. The pieces are nicely authentic and very bluesy. A whole chapter on comping etc.

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#2222923 - 01/30/14 02:53 AM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
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Can you get me some link of that books or send me pm

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#2223206 - 01/30/14 02:40 PM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
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I would also recommend that you find 3 or 4 recordings you like and listen to them over and over, until you start hearing the piano parts in your mind (if you haven't already done this). Then you'll learn from whatever lessons you choose much quicker and with a more natural feeling for the music. Have fun!
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#2223256 - 01/30/14 05:18 PM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
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The Blues Scales by Dan Greenblatt (http://www.amazon.com/Blues-Scales-Essential-Tools-Improvising/dp/1883217385/). Practical application of minor and major blues over the changes.

Hal Leonard Stride and Swing Piano (http://www.amazon.com/Stride-Swing-Piano...and+Swing+Piano)... not too easy not too difficult.


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#2223313 - 01/30/14 08:11 PM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
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In my case, if you just google: Alfred Beginning Blues Keyboard

You will get a ton of hits. In your web search don't forget it's keyboard not piano but don't be confused. The book itself is completely acoustic piano oriented.

Kurt
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#2223486 - 01/31/14 07:26 AM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
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tnx a lot guys

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#2223596 - 01/31/14 11:26 AM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
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The best book for learning the Blues, by far in my opinion, is Tim Richards "Improvising Blues Piano".

I've been all the way through this book and would recommend it very highly.

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#2223608 - 01/31/14 11:51 AM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: pbluesman]
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Is anyone familiar with this book Only 2 customer reviews there, but both are positive - and the sample pages provided look interesting.

Does anyone have thoughts on this book?

Thanks.
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#2223768 - 01/31/14 05:50 PM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: newbert]
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Originally Posted By: newbert
Is anyone familiar with this book Only 2 customer reviews there, but both are positive - and the sample pages provided look interesting.

Does anyone have thoughts on this book?

Thanks.


I would say pass on it.

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#2224051 - 02/01/14 08:33 AM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: rintincop]
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Originally Posted By: newbert
Is anyone familiar with this book Only 2 customer reviews there, but both are positive - and the sample pages provided look interesting.

Does anyone have thoughts on this book?

Thanks.


I would say pass on it.


Could you elaborate a bit on why you think that I should take a pass on it? Have you seen/tried the book?

Thanks.
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#2226275 - 02/05/14 11:03 AM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
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I've posted some free lesson here: http://keyboardimprov.com/lessons/free/

These styles are a lot of fun once you get a little comfortable with them.
Enjoy, and good luck!
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#2238862 - 02/28/14 04:02 AM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
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I would highly recommend a site that I just discovered.

It contains jazz / cocktail piano video lessons produced by Bill Susman.

These, in my opinion, are excellent lessons for the late beginner, early intermediate player.

They are very detailed, maybe to a fault but the result is a very clear understanding of how to play this type of music.

They have a few FREE ones to get your feet wet with.

My recommendation would be to start with the Christmas tunes.

http://musicenthusiast.tv
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#2249310 - 03/20/14 06:15 AM Re: Learn to play blues,boogie,jazz [Re: Danijelcro]
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I could really help you there, but I AGREE smile

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