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Voicings for Jazz Keyboard [Frank Mantooth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. (Instrumental Jazz). A respected soloist, clinician and writer, . Explore releases and tracks from Frank Mantooth at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Frank Mantooth at the Discogs Marketplace. The Jazz Studies Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music recently received the gift of the Frank Mantooth Jazz Library.

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This is the best book I ever bought about jazz keyboard voicings. The Jazz Harmony Book. What I really love, though, is that at the end the author gives you a suggested semester-long syllabus you might use in learning this stuff.

This frznk requires an already fairly strong understanding of jazz theory to get anything out of it.

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The book demands some study and time on task however, the author has certainly broken down some jazz theory that now allows me to play with a much improved “jazz sound”. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

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See all 47 reviews. He doesn’t really introduce the chapters that very well, you don’t have that great of an understanding of what to expect after each step in a chapter.

See and discover other items: Let me give you this because I didn’t find it in Majtooth book. Are you an arranger? A respected soloist, clinician and writer, Mantooth has written this book for any keyboard player interested in developing better fgank chord voicing. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Combining these stacked 4th style voicings with drop 2 and other types of voicings gives a rich and sophisticated feel that is essential for today’s jazz.


Hell, if you are looking to arrange for strings, brass or maybe even woodwinds, frnk knowledge you’ll get mabtooth this book mantoothh most likely work in those instruments as well.

Buy the selected items together This item: Very cool book whose main premise is avoiding voicing chords based on the traditional tertiary way chords built up of thirds ; instead, the interval of a fourth is stressed here. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. For years I tried to figure out jazz standards and how the masters would voice chords. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Great book for me!

Learn more about Amazon Prime. It’s very easy for me to think I had extracted the basic concept, practice, and move one; only to get progressively more confused because I had skipped a paragraph or misjudged the importance of a certain sentence in a previous chapter.

I was stuck in “thirds city. I’m just starting to understand the importance of thinking in fourths.

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When the explanations are actually studied and understood however, they do make a lot of sense and are very useful. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Well, this book has totally opened my eyes. It does not matter whether you are a keyboard player or not. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


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Its not a long or thick book, but there is sooo much to take away from it. Set up a giveaway. Read reviews that mention frank mantooth jazz keyboard jazz piano keyboard voicings great book keyboard player chord manfooth piano book theory voicing playing chapter comping advanced minor notes approach explanations fourths learning.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I have one problem with the book and that is how he lays out the information. With that, you can use Frank’s Polychord section to come up with a bad ass ii V i in a minor key. I found the book very useful in my playing and construction of voicings, and a lot of what was said make a good amount of sense to me, but I did find the explanations for the voicings a bit overcomplicated.

Showing of 47 reviews. Customers who bought this item also bought. Firstly, as other reviewers have said, this is NOT a beginner book.