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#2243287 - 03/08/14 05:22 PM Blues/jazz Gospel book?
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I reckon I could use a hand . . . any recommendations?


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#2243609 - 03/09/14 01:03 PM Re: Blues/jazz Gospel book? [Re: peterws]
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Could you be any more specific about what it is you'd like to learn?

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#2243932 - 03/09/14 10:04 PM Re: Blues/jazz Gospel book? [Re: JamesPlaysPiano]
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Tim Richards' Improvising Blues Piano seems to be the accepted gold standard. Whether it meets your specific needs . . .


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#2244102 - 03/10/14 08:05 AM Re: Blues/jazz Gospel book? [Re: peterws]
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Hey Peter, it may not help but all the pages in the book I use are youtube vids. As to gospel blues, etc., there's a long list but here are a few that are helping me:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXMg6iPmSw8


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dp8GnqmQBlc&feature=related
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#2244243 - 03/10/14 12:33 PM Re: Blues/jazz Gospel book? [Re: pwl]
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Saw Tim RIchards book on Amazon. Have a mind to buy it . . . cheers for that!
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#2244248 - 03/10/14 12:45 PM Re: Blues/jazz Gospel book? [Re: peterws]
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The Hal Leonard Gospel Piano book is the best place to start:
http://www.amazon.com/Gospel-Piano-Leona...ds=Gospel+piano
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