The Jazz Piano Book by Mark Levine
The most highly acclaimed jazz piano method ever published! Over 300 pages with complete chapters on Intervals and triads, The major modes and II-V-I, 3-note voicings, Sus. and phrygian Chords, Adding notes to 3-note voicings, Tritone substitution, Left-hand voicings, Altering notes in left-hand Stride and Bud Powell voicings, Block chords, Comping ...and much more! One of the best jazz piano books I've ever seen. Very easy to understand.
Kenny Barron Unlocks door after door of contemporary piano jazz sounds.
Down Beat One of the most complete anthologies on jazz piano in recent years. The research and attention to detail, the nuances and musical examples in each chapter are most refreshing, as are the photos. Stylistically covering artists from Teddy Wilson through Mulgrew Miller, in a way that has rarely been dealt with in other jazz piano literature.
James Williams The Jazz Piano Book is a comprehensive text (with) in-depth explanations supported by many superb musical examples in every chapter. A comprehensive text (with) smooth progress from easy material to more advanced techniques.
Â Jazz Educators Journal An incredibly thorough and yet personal look at the vast subject of jazz piano. The scholarly historical perspective combines with excellent practical examples of different styles and approaches to the keyboard. Applause for one of the truly fine pianists of our time for putting his vast expertise, experience and musicality into book form.