Jazz Piano Studies 2 is the second of two Jazz Study books from the pen of John Kember, they are fantastic collections of original studies and study pieces for the developing jazz pianist. Each book spans a host of jazz idioms from blues, traditional and `big band' to gospel, ballad and more reflective styles.
Jazz Piano Studies 2 concentrates on chord shapes, complex rhythms, blue notes, ornaments and chromatics. Both books contain hints and tips throughout to keep the performer on the right track.
Walking Bass; Dream Lines; Something Blue; Exercises in threes against twos; Chiefly Chromatic; Rags to Riches; Rendezvous; Fourth Time Lucky; Sixes and Sevenths; Playtime; Rough Blues; Soul Mates; Into the Blue; Reflections; Bright and Breezy; Riff-Raff