Looking for the best Blues Piano books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.
- Improvising Blues Piano (1997)
- Blues Piano: Hal Leonard Keyboard Style Series (Keyboard Instruction) (2003)
- Hal Leonard Blues Keyboard Method: Foreword by Chuck Leavell (2015)
- Complete Blues Keyboard Method: Beginning Blues Keyboard, Book & CD (Complete Method) (1999)
- Guitar Anthology Series: Authentic Guitar Tab (2002)
- 100 Ultimate Blues Riffs for Piano/Keyboards Beginner Series Book/audio files (2010)
- Blues Piano Legends (Artist Transcriptions: Piano) (2015)
- Jazz, Rags & Blues, Bk 1: 10 Original Pieces for the Late Elementary to Early Intermediate Pianist, Book & CD (2010)
- Jazz, Rags & Blues, Book 2 (Alfred’s Basic Piano Library) (1993)
- BigTime Piano Jazz & Blues: Level 4 (Bigtime Jazz) (1999)
- Big Blue Book of Intermediate Piano Solos (1999)
- Blues & Barrelhouse Piano (2012)
- Piano and Keyboard All-in-One For Dummies (For Dummies Series) (2014)
Improvising Blues Piano (1997)
(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 ?
(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!
Hal Leonard Blues Keyboard Method: Foreword by Chuck Leavell (2015)
(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.
Anyone 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.
Eighteen 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.
100 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.
Jazz, Rags & Blues, Bk 1: 10 Original Pieces for the Late Elementary to Early Intermediate Pianist, Book & CD (2010)
Jazz, 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.
Jazz, Rags & Blues, Book 2 (Alfred’s Basic Piano Library) (1993)
Jazz, 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.
(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.
This 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!
Blues & Barrelhouse Piano (2012)
(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.
Piano & 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.
Best Blues Piano Books You Should Enjoy
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Blues Piano Legends
Author(s): Corp, Hal Leonard
ID: 2080267, Publisher: Hal Leonard, Year: 2015, Size: 15 Mb, Format: epub
A first book of blues: 16 arrangements for the beginning pianist
Author(s): Dutkanicz, David
ID: 2585731, Publisher: Dover Publications, Year: 2012, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub
Blues Piano For Beginners
Author(s): Mark Harrison
ID: 1113732, Publisher: BookBaby, Year: 2011, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub
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