"The definitive text on Jazz Organ bass line walking and grooving by a master educator and performer. Eddie Landsberg, a protege of the late great Big John Patton and Shirley Scott, original Nord Electro factory demonstrator, and creator of "The Seven Secrets of Jazz and Soul" improv message method teaches you the basics of bass line construction and performance as only Eddie Landsberg can. Based on the theory that a Jazz organist isn't a keyboardist who happens to play bass, but rather a bass player who happens to play keyboard, the author proceeds to create the definitive text to applied Hammond"
“The Real Book” has set the gold standard for Jazz fake books. This book aims at giving you the rich harmonic vocabulary that you need to benefit from its lead sheets, as well as effectively utilize any fake book that requires you to be able to make and substitute chords on the spot."
"This book puts the theory and skills learners will have acquired in Volume 1 of "Acing the Real Book" with an analysis of the chord changes to 12 common standards that Eddie argues have elements of both simplicity and trickiness at the same time. In short essays, Eddie presents methods for memorizing and retaining tunes in minutes, as well as novel ways of getting into the composer’s mind and really digging down into the changes. If you’ve played the same tunes over and over for years and still find yourself struggling to remember them, this book will revolutionize your playing."
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*layout and cover design by Eddie Landsberg