discography / bibliography / piano / vibraharp
Of all of our modern instruments,
the piano and it's relatives is perhaps the best representative of our equal tempered system. Even a little bit of piano
knowledge can go a long way. The following list of players each includes an important
recording they made, and all are jazz legends.
||Kind of Blue w/ M.
Davis "Moonbeams" piano trio.
||Live at the Five Spot
||A Trio in Transition
|Marcus Roberts III
||Alone with Three Giants
||Ballads w/ J. Coltrane
||Weather Report / Heavy
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Recommended books for piano.
Piano" volumes one and two. The essential exercise book for fingerings and
||The Jazz Piano Book,
as thorough as a jazz piano book can get, I think.
Discography / Bibliography for Vibes
||Bebop styles and blues.
||Neo Bop and Hard Bop
with a heavy influence of African rhythms.
and Tito Puente
||4 mallet solo and group
||pianistic 4 mallet
playing with Spiro Gyra, Horace Silver and solo projects.
Music Minus One records with charts.
|Elden Buster Baily
||Mental and Manual
Calisthenics for the Modern Mallet Player.
||Introduction to Jazz
Vibes / Four Mallet Technique.
||Patterns for Jazz.
Dampening Techniques for the Vibraphone.
|Sher Music Co.
||The Worlds Greatest
Fake Book, The New Real Books, Volumes I and II.
"We don't like their
sound, and guitar music is on the way out." Decca Recording Co. rejecting the