Tags archives: piano

  • Documentary soundtrack

  • I composed and recorded these two tracks in 2012 for a feature documentary project which unfortunately was postponed indefinitely. They were originally written for a string quartet and piano. I recorded the demos on piano and violin.
  • Windmill Sessions with Mary Coughlan

  • Last week I had a pleasure of recording 2 songs at Windmill Lane Recording Studios with Mary Coughlan and Cormac O'Brien for independent.ie. For the full interview with Mary visit the  Windmill Sessions website. Love will tear us apart   This is not a song
  • Jazz Bible Fake Books - The Swing Era - by Rob DuBoff

  • A great fake book with 200 songs, including: April in Paris • Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea • Bewitched • Candy • Caravan • Cherokee • Darn That Dream • A Fine Romance • Heart and Soul • I'll Be Seeing You • I'll Walk Alone • I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm • It's Only a Paper Moon • Marie • Moonlight in Vermont &bull[...]
  • The Scale Omnibus - FREE ebook by Francesco Balena

  • This is a great FREE ebook by Francesco Balena from www.saxopedia.com. The Scale Omnibus is a FREE book that describes as many as 392 distinct scales in all 12 keys,with synonyms,historical notes,chords over which the scale sounds well,summary tables,and more. It took hours of researching,typing,read-proofing,and double-checking and might easily be the most complete book on this topic. You c[...]
  • Joy of Improv, Book 2 by Dave Frank

  • Joy of Improv, Book 2 - Completing the foundation. Lessons 27 through 52 further explore more advanced chord voicings, chord arranging techniques and more challenging blues and melodic lines. The accompanying enhanced CD is used in conjunction with the text and music as a listening and play-along tool. 96 pages Buy Joy of Improv Book 2 - Completing the Foundation [With CD Pack] on Amazon [...]
  • Joy of Improv, Book 1 by Dave Frank

  • This book/CD course on improvisation for all instruments and all styles will help players develop monster musical skills! Book One presents Lessons 1 through 26 of this unique instructional course that imparts a solid basis in technique, rhythm, chord theory, ear training and improv concepts. Covers: common chord voicings, basic chord progressions, the swing feel, and much more. The CD can be u[...]
  • Twisted Martini - free improvisation flow

  • "Twisted Martini" is a free improvisation flow performed on solo piano by Paweł Grudzień, inspired by Michael Godard's painting of the same name. Description of the painting from Michael Godard’s website: This image is a fun take on the Wizard of Oz. On the left side there is a huge twister and Dorothy is seen in her red slippers walking Toto on the yellow brick road. Underneath the traile[...]