This music instruction book has a lot of charm and fun about it that will appeal to those wanting to learn how to play blues on the piano. The book is divided into four parts with a glossary. The book starts with a review of music notation for playing.
There is a review of the material covered as the pianist progresses along through the book, and the musical examples are either written by Rovner or arranged by Rovner. The music is lively and bluesy.
The section, "Blue Notes," covers the use of pick up, grace note, double note, alone, and slide in thirds. This adds to a piano blues players skills.
Riffs chord inversions and fills are among the numerous topics covered in detail. The pianist can get a distinct earthy feel to how the blues should sound by following the practice examples.
This book is the real thing and will teach the aspiring blues piano player how to play blues that sound like blues! YOU CAN TEACH YOURSELF BLUES PIANO is an imaginative journey of musical learning.
This is a fine book and another fine publication from Mel Bay Publications. The arrangement of "Tishomingo Blues" will delight those who like their blues sweet and low down and mellow.
Get this fine instruction book and start learning how to play piano blues as soon as you can! You will find yourself in for a fun time.'YOU CAN TEACH YOURSELF BLUES PIANO is an incredibly easy way to learn the blues for piano. Everything is very clear, detailed, illustrated, and a nice hands-on approach to the blues!