100 pages | PDF + MP3

Thesaurus of Intervallic Melodies Book/CD Set - Vol. 5 of the Inside Improvisation Series by author Jerry Bergonzi. "Practicing out of this book by just reading the melodies has changed and expanded my playing," says Jerry Bergonzi. He offers a number of suggested uses and applications for this intervallic system including ear training, composition, improvisation, improving technical facility, intonation, sight reading, breaking finger habits, and pitch retention. This book is accompanied by a play-along CD with 19 tunes as well as 8 vamps featuring Jerry Bergonzi and Allan Chase

109 pages | PDF + MP3

A clear and practical step-by-step approach to chromaticism, line playing and voice leading. The CD contains 23 play-along tracks (most of them played in two tempos), based on standard chord progressions, performed by a professional rhythm section, featuring Renato Chicco on piano, Dave Santoro on bass, and

172 pages | PDF MP3

Learning a language requires listening on many levels to the meanings, the sounds, the intentions, and the inflections or nuances of the language. The first chapters of this volume on learning the language of jazz focus on the prerequisites of chord scales, approach notes to chord tones and target notes, scale

24 pages | PDF + MP3

Essential Piano Repertoire provides piano students with carefully chosen collections of the very best keyboard literature from the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. The appropriately graded levels ensure steady and thorough progress as pianists advance in their study of the baroque, classical, and romantic styles. Compact Disc Recordings, performed by pianist Diane Hidy, are included in each volume of Essential Piano Repertoire.

40 pages | PDF + MP3

Essential Piano Repertoire provides piano students with carefully chosen collections of the very best keyboard literature from the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. The appropriately graded levels ensure steady and thorough progress as pianists advance in their study of the baroque, classical, and romantic styles. Compact Disc Recordings, performed by pianist Diane Hidy, are included in each volume of Essential Piano Repertoire.

20 pages | PDF + MP3

Essential Piano Repertoire provides piano students with carefully chosen collections of the very best keyboard literature from the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. The appropriately graded levels ensure steady and thorough progress as pianists advance in their study of the baroque, classical, and romantic styles. Compact Disc Recordings, performed by pianist Diane Hidy, are included in each volume of Essential Piano Repertoire. The interpretations follow the editions closely, serving as practical examples for students.

50 pages | PDF + MP3

"Inside Improvisation - Melodic Structures", is the first in a series of books and audio/video recordings which describe a simple and pragmatic approach to improvisation. The system presented in this volume offers a tangible pathway to inside the creative imagination by getting inside harmony, inside the changes.

125 pages | PDF + MP3

VOL. 2 PENTATONICS - JERRY BERGONZI (Book w/CD) This is a method book designed for all instruments. Chord changes are included for C Concert, Bb and Eb instruments. The accompanying recording has been designed for use in conjunction with the text. There are 18 tunes for you to play alo ng with, featuring Renato Chicco on piano, Dave Santoro on bass and Adam Nussbaum on drums, plus eight demonstration tracks performed by the author on tenor saxophone.

119 pages | PDF + MP3

Based on the notion that playing with a good feel for time and rhythm is fundamental, the book offers ideas for practicing and playing creative rhythms in a melodic fashion. There are 10 tunes on the included CD. For C, Bb and Eb instruments.

105 pages | PDF + MP3

Hexatonics, is the seventh volume of Jerry Bergonzi's series, Inside Improvisation. Hexatonic scales are six note scales. This book presents a practical method for the construction of hexatonic scales that are useful for both the improviser and composer. Many modern piano players use hexatonic voicings by stacking