Mark Harrison — Country Piano

Mark Harrison - Country Piano

Марк Харрисон: «Кантри-пиано».

Ноты для фортепиано, звуковые примеры.

Ever wanted to play country piano, but weren’t sure where to start? Country Piano will teach you the basic skills you need! From comping to soloing, you’ll learn the theory, tools and tricks used by the pros to get that authentic country sound. At the end of the book, you’ll get seven complete tunes to jam on. Listen to the CD, and start playing along! Covers: scales and chords; walkup and walkdown patterns; comping in traditional and modern country; bluegrass arpeggio styles; Nashville «fretted piano» techniques; and more.


1. What Is Country Music?
2. Scales and Chords

Major Scales and Keys
The Mixolydian Mode
The Pentatonic Scale
Triads and Seventh Chords

3. Keyboard Harmony and Voicings

Major Triad Inversions
“Alternating Eighth” and Arpeggio Patterns
Major Triads with Octave Doubling.
“Alternating Eighths» and Arpeggios with Octave Doubling
Moving from Chord to Chord
Walkups and Walkdowns
“Hammer” or “Slip-Note” Techniques
Dominant Seventh Chord Inversions and Patterns
Mixolydian Patterns for Country Blues

4. Progressions and Comping

Rhythmic Concepts
Traditional Country Waltz
The “Two-Beat” Feel
Western Swing
Honky-Tonk/Outlaw/Country Pop
Nashville Country Waltz
Nashville Arpeggiated 12/8 Style
Classic Country Rock
Country Rock Ballad (Eighth-Note Feel)
Country Rock Ballad (Sixteenth-Note Feel)
Country Pop “Easy Listening”
Country Gospel
Country Blues

5. Right-Hand Techniques for Fills and Solos

Adding Fills to Comping Patterns
Soloing with Pentatonic Scales
Soloing with Mixolydian Modes and Grace Notes
Using Pentatonic Scales over Different Chords
Using Intervals within Pentatonic Scales
Using «Double Fourths” within Pentatonic Scales
Creating Modern Country Rock Solos

6. Style File

1. Outlaw Country
2. The Foggy Mountain
3. First Date
4. Eagle Rock
5. Queen of Diamonds
6. Playin’for Keeps
7. The Valley Trail
pdf + mp3. Вес файла 65 mb, zip архив. На английском языке. 2004 г.

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