Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!


SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
(ad)
Modern Piano Moving
Modern Piano Moving
(ad)
Virtual Sheet Music
Download Sheet Music Instantly
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Sheet Music...
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Spring 2017
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
Who's Online Now
103 registered members (anotherscott, ando, alfredo capurso, AlanB, 36251, accordeur, 28 invisible), 1,921 guests, and 8 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords & Scales
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#2243287 - 03/08/14 06:22 PM Blues/jazz Gospel book?  
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 6,262
peterws Offline
6000 Post Club Member
peterws  Offline
6000 Post Club Member

Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 6,262
Northern England.
I reckon I could use a hand . . . any recommendations?

Last edited by peterws; 03/08/14 06:22 PM.

"I am not a man. I am a free number"

"[Linked Image]"
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2243609 - 03/09/14 01:03 PM Re: Blues/jazz Gospel book? [Re: peterws]  
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 125
JamesPlaysPiano Offline
Full Member
JamesPlaysPiano  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 125
Could you be any more specific about what it is you'd like to learn?

James





Free book, yadda-yadda- go here.
Facebook groups: Jazz Piano Chat Blues Piano Chat Pop Piano Chat
#2243932 - 03/09/14 10:04 PM Re: Blues/jazz Gospel book? [Re: JamesPlaysPiano]  
Joined: May 2013
Posts: 363
pwl Offline
Full Member
pwl  Offline
Full Member

Joined: May 2013
Posts: 363
Bay Area CA
Tim Richards' Improvising Blues Piano seems to be the accepted gold standard. Whether it meets your specific needs . . .

Last edited by pwl; 03/09/14 10:05 PM.
#2244102 - 03/10/14 08:05 AM Re: Blues/jazz Gospel book? [Re: peterws]  
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,170
Rerun Offline
1000 Post Club Member
Rerun  Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,170
Louisiana

Hey Peter, it may not help but all the pages in the book I use are youtube vids. As to gospel blues, etc., there's a long list but here are a few that are helping me:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXMg6iPmSw8


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dp8GnqmQBlc&feature=related


Rerun

"Seat of the pants piano player" DMD


[Linked Image]



(ad ) MusicNotes.com
sheet music search
#2244243 - 03/10/14 12:33 PM Re: Blues/jazz Gospel book? [Re: pwl]  
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 6,262
peterws Offline
6000 Post Club Member
peterws  Offline
6000 Post Club Member

Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 6,262
Northern England.
Saw Tim RIchards book on Amazon. Have a mind to buy it . . . cheers for that!


"I am not a man. I am a free number"

"[Linked Image]"
#2244248 - 03/10/14 12:45 PM Re: Blues/jazz Gospel book? [Re: peterws]  
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 516
Michael Martinez Offline
500 Post Club Member
Michael Martinez  Offline
500 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 516
California
The Hal Leonard Gospel Piano book is the best place to start:
http://www.amazon.com/Gospel-Piano-...794&sr=1-1&keywords=Gospel+piano


Music Educator, Computer Engineer, avid reader of literature, enjoyer of the outdoors
http://www.michael--martinez.com/music/

Moderated by  BB Player, casinitaly 

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
What's Hot!!
Why Do You Play The Piano?
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE on Piano World
-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
New Topics - Multiple Forums
How about those spinets?
by RonTuner. 06/23/17 06:46 PM
Info re 60s era Grotrian
by Duke of Dunning. 06/23/17 06:24 PM
Student progress using acoustic or digital piano
by Duke of Dunning. 06/23/17 05:17 PM
Finally a potential solution
by Terry Michael. 06/23/17 04:27 PM
SS leg lock blocks
by Gene Nelson. 06/23/17 04:22 PM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics180,414
Posts2,638,500
Members88,169
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
Check It Out!
There's a lot more to Piano World than just the forums.
Check It Out!
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers


 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0