It's Easy to Improvise
and treble clef instruments
easiest and most enjoyable way to learn keyboard harmony! This
book contains graded popular and folk tunes with which to learn
left hand accompaniment styles and arranging, plus information
on the placement of chords and varying accompaniment styles.
It also includes suggestions for melodic embellishment and improvisation
applicable to keyboards and single line instruments.
has several pages of suggestions for left-hand accompaniment
patterns and suggestions are given for the treatment of
the songs are well-known popular and traditional tunes.
fun way to learn how to bring single line tunes with chords
to life, and how to embellish melodies and create your own.
Brandman's IT'S EASY TO IMPROVISE takes the mystery out of improvisation
by presenting a clearly defined and logical step-by-step method
that takes the guess work out of the technique and equips the
student with the basic knowledge to improvise in a variety of
styles and rhythms. A worthwhile and highly recommended publication
that will introduce students to improvisation whilst extending
their overall developmental skills and enjoyment of music'
Crews, AUSTRALIAN MUSIC TEACHER Magazine, Vol 4 No 2 May 1995
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following pages are representative pages of each of the four sections.
using Major chords
using Major and Minor Chords
using Major, Minor, Diminished, Augmented and Suspended
Using the Standard Sixth and Seventh Chords