Improvising Blues Piano by Tim Richards, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Even though this book is called “Improvising Blues Piano” it’s really a jazz piano primer. Blues is the root of jazz and knowing the beginnings of blues piano is an . If you have any interest in learning about blues piano, from the roots to modern playing, I have never, and I mean it, never seen a book as.

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I was a classical player for almost 15 years before I understood the 12 bar blues. I am really playing piano now!

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Tim Richards- “Improvising Blues Piano” Book Review

Use the contact link at the top of the page. The CD is not limited to listening to the tunes in the book. Liano Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. No wasted space in this book. It’s almost like having your own personal instructor. The explanation is really good,it is not limited to Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

It’s all there for you to drink up. Blues is the root of jazz and knowing the beginnings of blues piano is an important step in becoming a jazz pianist.


For me, it also served as a starting point for improvisation. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Listen to sample tracks from the CD: There are also five YouTube clips linked with the book. Lennick rated it it ricards amazing Sep 09, So I’m really pretty much starting from scratch here, yet I’m finding these beginning lessons in the Triads section of the book to be quite accessible. This book would work well in an academic situation in richares jazz studies, theory, or improv class as well.

I have never, and I mean it, never seen a jazz piano book as complete, as professional, and as well put together as this one.

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Chris Matthews rated it it was amazing Jun 23, It’s a super fantastic book, just filled to the brim with advice, explanations, assignments, and comments on every page. This is just the tip of the iceberg.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Not just because of where it aims to take you, but because of its layout. The accompanying CD contains all the pieces, including some play-along tracks, performed by Tim Richards.

Tim Richards – Improvising Blues Piano

I’ll be in the very early chapters for quite some time to come, so I can’t comment on the more advance parts of the book. The skills learned can be applied to other types of improvisation as well. Sign In Email address or username. But, after working your way through that short introduction, this book by Tim Richards will take you the rest of the way home. A picture of the great Roosevelt Sykes at the piano invites you to take a look inside, and as soon as you do the quality of Tim’s book stands out.


Jeremy rated it really liked it Jan 08, Schott Educational Publications Paperback: Improvvisare il Blues al Piano It. Scot is available for skype jazz piano lessons and google hangouts, phone call, etc I have never had piano lessons, and never wanted to play classical piano. Helpful features include a grat Cd by the London-based Richards, who is a top-notch performer, recording artist and educator. You may also enter a personal message.

By using our website you agree to our omprovising of cookies. How to Reharmonise a song. Ron Scott rated it it was amazing Aug 29, I have tried learning from other books, but they were nothing like this one. With so many books on the market and so many people claiming their book is the next best thing improvosing a diminished fifth, it’s hard to figure out which books to spend your money and time on.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Look inside 4 Look inside 4 Watch 1 Watch 1 Pianno Then Tim put those ideas into a format where the reader, you, can explore them, grow into them, and start using them in your own playing. Paul Hokanson rated it it was amazing Mar 20,