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Best Blues Piano Books You Should Enjoy

Looking for the best Blues Piano books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

1. Improvising Blues Piano (1997)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should Enjoy(Schott). The basic principles of blues piano explained for the intermediate-level pianist in an easy-to-grasp fashion. #101,671 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #207 in Opera & Classical Songbooks #194 in Opera (Books) #54 in Jazz Songbooks Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Tim Richards

2. Blues Piano: Hal Leonard Keyboard Style Series (Keyboard Instruction) (2003)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should Enjoy(Keyboard Instruction). Ever wanted to play the blues, but weren’t sure where to start? Blues Piano will teach you the basic skills you need. From comping to soloing, you’ll learn the theory, the tools, and even the tricks that the pros use. And, you get seven complete tunes to jam on. Listen to the audio, then start playing along! Covers: scales and chords; left-hand patterns; walking bass; endings and turnarounds; right-hand techniques; how to solo with blues scales; crossover licks; and more. Audio is accessed online using the unique code found inside each book and includes Playback+ tools…
Author(s): Mark Harrison

3. Hal Leonard Blues Keyboard Method: Foreword by Chuck Leavell (2015)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should Enjoy(Piano Instruction). The authentic guide to traditional and modern blues keyboard playing, with rhythm and soloing concepts for piano and organ. Build your blues vocabulary with ideas for ensemble playing; intros, turnarounds, licks and endings; piano and organ accompaniment; phrasing and soloing; and much more. Written by Marty Sammon, the keyboardist in Buddy Guy’s acclaimed band. This book includes access to audio demonstration tracks online for download or streaming featuring Marty and his band playing the examples in the book. #636,385 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #184 in Keyboard (Books) #4399 in Music Instruction & Study…
Author(s): Marty Sammon

4. Complete Blues Keyboard Method: Beginning Blues Keyboard, Book & CD (Complete Method) (1999)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should EnjoyAnyone with basic keyboard skills (equivalent to Alfred’s Basic Piano, Lesson Book 2) can dig right in and begin learning blues right away. Learn what it takes to create the distinctive sound of the blues, including basic chords and scales, blues melodies, improvisation, turnarounds and intros. Other topics include the 12-bar blues form, walking bass and playing in a band. Full of fun blues tunes to play, Beginning Blues Keyboard provides a step-by-step enjoyable way to learn the blues. 96 pages. #410,596 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1854 in Pianos #125 in Keyboard (Books) #165…
Author(s): Tricia Woods

5. Guitar Anthology Series: Authentic Guitar Tab (2002)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should EnjoyEighteen of their greatest songs: Emily’s Song * For My Lady * Forever Autumn * Go Now * I Know You’re Out There Somewhere * I’m Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band) * Isn’t Life Strange * Legend of a Mind * Lost in a Lost World * Lovely to See You Again * Nights in White Satin * Question * Ride My See-Saw * The Story in Your Eyes * Tuesday Afternoon * The Voice * Voices in the Sky * Your Wildest Dreams. #3,197,260 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #336 in Popular Songbooks #5943 in Guitar Songbooks #1639 in Specific Artist Songbooks Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Moody Blues

6. 100 Ultimate Blues Riffs for Piano/Keyboards Beginner Series Book/audio files (2010)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should Enjoy100 Ultimate Blues Riffs for Piano/Keyboards, the Beginner Series by musician, educator and world renowned author Andrew D. Gordon is an exhaustive guide to introduce beginner students to the various phrases or riffs that make up Blues piano playing, both from a rhythmic and soloing standpoint. Due to the continued success of his more advanced book 100 Ultimate Blues Riffs for Piano/Keyboards Andrew decided to author a similar type of book for beginner students. This book is ideal for the beginner to intermediate music student with most of the examples notated in the easier keys. Besides learning…
Author(s): Andrew D. Gordon

7. Blues Piano Legends (Artist Transcriptions: Piano) (2015)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should Enjoy(Artist Transcriptions). 16 transcriptions that all blues fans should know, including: Big Chief (Professor Longhair) * Bloody Murder (Otis Spann) * Boogie Woogie Stomp (Albert Ammons) * Chicago Breakdown (Big Maceo) * Confessin’ the Blues (Jay McShann) * Driftin’ Blues (Charles Brown) * Every Day I Have the Blues (Memphis Slim) * 44 Blues (Roosevelt Sykes) * Got My Mo Jo Working (Jay McShann) * Honky Tonk Train (Honky Tonk Train Blues) (Meade “Lux” Lewis) * I Just Want to Make Love to You (Otis Spann) * Mess Around (Ray Charles) * (The Original) Boogie Woogie (Pinetop Perkins) * Swanee…
Author(s): Hal Leonard Corp.

8. Jazz, Rags & Blues, Bk 1: 10 Original Pieces for the Late Elementary to Early Intermediate Pianist, Book & CD (2010)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should EnjoyJazz, Rags & Blues, Books 1-5 contain original solos for late elementary to early advanced-level pianists that reflect the various styles of the jazz idiom. An excellent way to introduce your students to this distinctive American contribution to 20th century music. The CD includes dynamic recordings of each song in the book. #305,203 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #377 in Jazz Music (Books) #1431 in Pianos Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Martha Mier, Kim O’Reilly

9. Jazz, Rags & Blues, Book 2 (Alfred’s Basic Piano Library) (1993)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should EnjoyJazz, Rags & Blues, Book 2 contains original solos for early intermediate to intermediate-level pianists that reflect the various styles of the jazz idiom. An excellent way to introduce your students to this distinctive American contribution to 20th century music. #41,698 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #268 in Piano (Books) #16 in Jazz Music (Books) #230 in Pianos Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Martha Mier

10. BigTime Piano Jazz & Blues: Level 4 (Bigtime Jazz) (1999)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should Enjoy(Faber Piano Adventures ). BigTime Piano Jazz & Blues is a great collection of jazz and blues pieces. Standards such as “Take the ‘A’ Train” and “Desafinado” provide an introduction to basic jazz styles such as swing and bossa nova. Other moods and styles are featured in classics such as “Autumn Leaves,” “Misty,” and “Night Train,” and in original compositions such as “Equinox” and “Big City Blues.” The book is arranged for the intermediate-level pianist and is especially written to create a “big” sound while remaining within the level. View Helpful Introductory Videos Here #49,577 in Books (See…
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

11. Big Blue Book of Intermediate Piano Solos (1999)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should EnjoyThis collection of favorite hymns, praise and worship choruses, children’s tunes, contemporary hits and seasonal songs is designed especially with the intermediate piano player in mind. Similar to the Big Red Book of EZ Piano Solos, the Big Blue Book includes chord symbols and solos that make playing the piano fun and entertaining! Over 70 songs, including: Because He Lives * Great Is Thy Faithfulness * How Beautiful * The Basics of Life * With All My Heart * Lord, I Lift Your Name on High * Thy Word * O Holy Night! * Glorify Thy Name * Father Abraham * Friends * To God Be the…
Author(s): Carol Tournquist

12. Blues & Barrelhouse Piano (2012)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should Enjoy(Keyboard Instruction). No music reading is required for this book/DVD pack! The book covers topics such as: two-beat shuffle, box shuffle, linear boogie woogie, round boogie woogie, Yancy/Domino-inspired groove, and New Orleans-inspired groove. The intimate instructional DVD features Ann Rabson teaching her own brand of blues and barrelhouse piano with six in-depth lessons based on left-hand grooves. Along with these grooves you’ll learn tasty fills, turnarounds, soloing ideas, and much more. #226,095 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1066 in Pianos #415…
Author(s): Ann Rabson

13. Piano and Keyboard All-in-One For Dummies (For Dummies Series) (2014)

Best Blues Piano Books You Should EnjoyPiano & Keyboard All-in-One For Dummies makes it easier and more fun than ever to make music! If you don’t know how to read music, this book explains in friendly, uncomplicated language all the basics of music theory, and applies it to playing the piano and keyboard. And if you’ve been playing for awhile—or took lessons when you were a child but haven’t played since—you can pick up some valuable tips to improve your playing, or use the book as a refresher course. This indispensible resource combines the best of For Dummies…
Author(s): Holly Day , Jerry Kovarksy, et al.

Improvising the blues on the piano is a lot easier than you might think. It’s a great way for beginners to sound very cool, without having to be as good as Oscar Peterson. I’m a blues guitarist and I’m in the early stages of learning to play piano, so I can’t give the most credible of reviews of this book yet, but I can tell you that it’s chock-full of really, really, REALLY excellent comps and vamps and licks. Sure there’s been plenty of blues piano instruction books written in the past, mostly aimed at the beginner pianist and they can be a big help when you’re starting out, but there’s never been a really good resource for advanced piano players who want to get their teeth into some real professional sounding blues, and I mean complete note blues piano books. Skip to main content. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Today’s Deals Your Gift Cards Help Synopsis Written by an experienced musician, recording artist, and music journalist, “The Everything[registered] Rock & Blues Piano Book with CD” offers the basics of rock and blues piano playing in a fun, easy-to-follow manner. This practical guide is packed with advice on playing in this

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some blues piano books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Blues Piano Legends

Author(s): Corp, Hal Leonard
Publisher: Hal Leonard, Year: 2015, Size: 15 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2080267

Blues Piano For Beginners

Author(s): Mark Harrison
Publisher: BookBaby, Year: 2011, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1113732

Jazz-Blues Piano: The Complete Guide with CD! Hal Leonard Keyboard Style Series

Author(s): Mark Harrison
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation, Year: 2006, Size: 12 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 815340

Improvising Blues Piano

Author(s): Tim Richards
Publisher: Schott, Year: 1997, Size: 73 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2403798

Blues riffs : for piano

Author(s): Ed Baker
Publisher: Cherry Lane Music, Year: 1995, Size: 15 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2163889

Blues Piano. The Complete Guide with CD

Author(s): Mark Harrison
Publisher: , Year: 1986, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 323709

Music for Piano Solo: Ragtime, Marches, Dances, Cakewalks, Blues etc

Author(s): Lodge, H.; Losey, F.
Publisher: , Year: , Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1726950

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really best-sellers according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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