John Mehegan - Improvising Jazz Piano - Book & CDJohn Mehegan - Improvising Jazz Piano - Book & CD
This last work by one of the most authoritative experts on jazz composition and arranging is a must for the serious pianist who wishes to expand his technical and creative powers. Deals with all aspects including a survey of piano styles from 1900 to today.

Topics covered include:

Altered Seventh Chords

Altered Triads

Bop Piano

Contemporary Jazz Piano

Contemporary Left Hand Voicings

Early Contemporary Jazz

Early Contemporary Left Hand Voicings



Jazz Rhythm

Modal Improvisation


Ragtime/Stride Piano

Swing Piano

The Harmonic Vocabulary

The Improvised Line

The Non-modal Tones

The Seventh Chord Symbols

The Seventh Chord System