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Alexa Actionable Analytics fraank the Web. An interesting suggestion and one I’ve followed is to use Bela Bartok’s “Microcosmos” as a reading exercise to help develop hand independence – so this book is aimed at non-pianists looking to get hip to jazz piano voicings, which is cool. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

I bow to thy wisdom, Frank Mantooth! For this book to be of value for you should at least be able to do a ii-V7-I in both major and minor in all keys with simple note voicings. See all 47 reviews.

He doesn’t really introduce the chapters that very well, you don’t have that great of an understanding of what to expect after each step in a chapter. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Buy the selected items together This item: Great book for me! I have one problem with the book and that is how he lays out the information. Written more frnak a ‘how-to’ book than a mantoth, Voicings will make a valuable addition to the library of any performer, arranger, teacher or jazz theorist.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. With that, you can use Frank’s Polychord section to come up with a bad ass ii V i in a minor key. Its not a long or thick book, but there is sooo much to take away from it. It’s very easy for me to think I had extracted fraank basic mantoot, practice, and move one; only to get progressively more confused because I had skipped a paragraph or misjudged the importance of a certain sentence in a previous chapter.

It does not matter whether you are a keyboard player or not. I found the book very useful in my playing and construction of voicings, and a lot of what was said make a good amount of sense to me, but I did find mantopth explanations for the voicings a bit overcomplicated. The Jazz Piano Book.

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I’m just starting to understand the importance of thinking in fourths. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I have played classical piano for 30 years and am quite proficient although not professional.

This book is absolutely not an introduction to jazz voicing. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.


I can’t say enough good things about Frank’s book. If you are, this book is a must to write any jazz, and pop, with a lot of color. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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I started to embark on a journey to play fake books and have improved tremendously but what I was missing was the “jazz chords” that made much of this music sound like the jazz that you hear in those smokey piano bars.

Well, this book has totally opened my eyes. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Frank writes down what great players do.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. For years I tried to figure out jazz standards and how the masters would voice chords. Although the harmonies discussed are advanced as compared to your vanilla root-third-fifth-seventh chords, it never seems too obscure to understand.

Let me give you this because I didn’t find it in Frank’s book. This book requires an already fairly strong understanding of jazz theory to get anything out of it. fraank

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