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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I have played classical piano for 30 years and am quite proficient although not professional.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Please try again later. Let me give you this because I didn’t find it in Frank’s book. The Jazz Theory Book. Share your thoughts with other customers. If you are looking for a voicing for the minor 7 flat 5, just take what Frank gives as the minor 7 generic voicing mantioth flat the 5.

English Choose a language for mabtooth. 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.

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See all 47 reviews. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? It’s very easy for me to think I had extracted the basic concept, practice, and move one; only to franm progressively more confused because I had skipped a paragraph or misjudged the importance of a certain sentence in a previous chapter.

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I bow to thy wisdom, Frank Mantooth! Buy the selected items together This item: Great book for me!

Although the harmonies discussed are advanced as compared to your vanilla root-third-fifth-seventh chords, it never seems too obscure to understand. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. And not a theoretical understanding, you frznk to be able to play it.

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Its not a long or thick book, but there is sooo much to take away from it. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Set up a giveaway. Also, although the book says it’s for pianists with minimal experience, I feel like an experienced pianist would get the most use out of the book, especially one who already knows all the major and minor ‘s in three or four note voicings and can read well.

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”. An interesting suggestion and one I’ve followed is to use Bela Bartok’s “Microcosmos” as a reading exercise to help develop hand independence – so this book is aimed at non-pianists looking to get hip to jazz piano voicings, which is cool.

In short, Frank’s book should change your world. The Jazz Harmony Book. Hell, if you are looking to arrange for strings, brass or maybe even woodwinds, the knowledge you’ll get from this book will most likely work in those instruments as well. A respected soloist, clinician and writer, Mantooth has written this book for any keyboard player interested in developing better jazz chord voicing. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


If your theory knowledge is sound, this book will make it way more sophisticated. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

At the same time as this book is aimed largely at non-pianists, the book never condescends, never seems to hold your hand TOO much, if you know what I mean.

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It basically shows you a way of constructing quartal voicings starting on different notes that apply to different chords at once. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. 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. 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.

I wouldn’t be the pianist I am without it and I cannot recommend it enough.

One of the gold standards in jazz piano books!

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