I liken the format of this book not to a lesson that gives an overview of blues keyboard playing but rather like those jazz instruction books that assume you know how to play and want to study the transcriptions of the masters. Gordon for making these materials accessible to us. This is perfect for anyone who has an interest in developing their blues skills.
For those just starting out in the blues, you might want to supplement this book with lessons from a qualified teacher of blues keyboard or another book that goes into fundamental detail about how to play the blues. A musical style needs to retain its traditional elements in order to keep its idiomatic sound. And he has graciously decided to share his artistry with us so that we may have fun with it. Finally an opportunity to learn and play in an adult and professional capacity. Among the many wonderful qualities this book has, one that i particularly like is the way that mr.
Gordon for making these materials accessible to us. A must for all levels of keyboardists that want to study the blues. This is a fabulous book, it does what it says, the riffs are so various you can get a great insight into the different styles covered.
I was delighted when my teacher who is a great musician herself turned me on to andrew gordons products. Gordon integrates traditional blues licks and sounds with refreshing new ideas. Ultimate blues riffs for pianokeyboard bookaudio cdmidi files is one of the most popular educational products for learning blues piano on the market, going into many styles of blues. Finally an opportunity to learn and play in an adult and professional capacity. There are two completed songs at the back of the book that shows how to combine many of the riffs to form a song.