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#1140166 - 03/17/05 08:14 AM open position voicings  
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I just started working in the book The Jazz Pianist by Fred Hughes. It covers left hand chord voicings. Is there a good book or Web site that covers open position voicings? Does Mark Levine's jazz book discuss this?


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#1140167 - 03/17/05 08:39 AM Re: open position voicings  
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Check out the DVDs on www.playlikeme.com.

They use open position voicings. I've just started working with them.

Bob

#1140168 - 03/17/05 08:46 AM Re: open position voicings  
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Thanks, Bob. I'm definitely considering it based on your thread from a couple of days ago. I'm just wondering what else is out there. I'm probably missing something, but it just seems that open position voicings are often treated as an aside in a lot of chord materials (apart from playlikeme.com and Sudnow).


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#1140169 - 03/24/05 07:43 AM Re: open position voicings  
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I don't think open/close is discussed very much in jazz idiom because many jazz voicings are a mixture of both open and close. These terms apply mostly to classical piano. Remember, voicings (jazz) are only notes that INTEND to IMPLY a particular harmony. They don't necessarily do it in a strict classical sense and no one would know for sure what harmony is being implied if a voicing is taken out of context.

Further, many prominent jazz pianists since about the 1960s started using chord stacks based on consecutive perfect fourths. Also, tonalities having a tritone are often voiced with what Mark Levine calls Upper Structures.

Needless to say the Levine does talk extensively about voicings and how to harmonize tunes. He touches base on many of the more stylized types of jazz players (Errol Garner, George Shearing, Bill Evans, Wynton Kelly, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock, etc.)


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