Educational Piano

Discover Blues Improvisation

An Introduction to Blues Piano

Discover Blues Improvisation

An Introduction to Blues Piano

Series: Faber Piano Adventures® Publisher: Faber Piano Adventures Format: Softcover Audio Online Authors: Nancy Faber, Edwin McLean, Randall Faber

Discover Blues Improvisation offers the piano student of any age a chance to explore the blues. It also provides an essential foundation for learning to improvise in other styles such as popular music and jazz. A pianist starting this book should have an elementary music-reading proficiency (Level 2 to 3 in a method series). This book is effective for either group piano or private instruction. The exercises and pieces in this book nurture creativity and self-expression through the framework of the 12-bar blues. The improvisation exercises are simple, effective, and fun for both student and teacher. This comprehensive approach features:

• instruction in improvisation and theory

• appealing pieces with improvisation options

• blues technique

• blues ear training.

  • “Everything But the Kitchen Sink” Blues
  • A Swingin' Musette
  • Alligator Swamp Stomp
  • Back at the Shed
  • Barrelhouse Blues
  • Barrelhouse Blues in G
  • Blues Band Jam
  • Blues Conversation
  • Blues Train
  • Bob-a-da Blues
  • Burnt Toast Blues
  • Call of the Blues
  • Cold Meatloaf Blues
  • Dance Hall of the Mountain King
  • Hot Riff Blues
  • Mike's Magic Bass (Walking Bass in G)
  • More Barrelhouse Bass
  • Roman Numeral Blues
  • Secret Agent Blues
  • The 12 Bar Blues
  • The Stomp
  • The Walking Bass
  • Two Blue Moods
  • Weather Report Blues
  • When the Blues is Callin'
  • Whiz Kid Stomp (Stomp Bass in G)
  • Piano/Keyboard

$8.95 (US) Inventory #HL 00420215 ISBN: 9781616771560 UPC: 674398201990 Publisher Code: FF1155CD Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" 40 pages

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