How to Play Blues Piano Styles
Perhaps the greatest invention of American music-or ANY music for that matter-is the blues. You hear its influence everyday. Now you can learn it in this basic program. But thats just the start. The second CD reveals how to use the basic blues elements for improvising. Youll learn the 12 bar blues form, the blues scale, and the blues rhythm. Put them all together using the exclusive techniques carefully demonstrated on the CD.
The special section on Boogie-Woogie explores the eight-to-the-bar left hand styles and the special jazz-swing chords that defined this music. Sections on 12-bar-blues variations, minor blues, eight bar blues, seven improvising techniques for instant results and even a CD listening guide. Special jump-start section for complete beginners.
Its simply the first and last words on playing blues piano. The material in this course is used for the NSAM Blues Piano Workshop taught in major university extension programs throughout the country. All levels.