Due to the high demand of two of Andrew D. Gordon's blues piano/keyboard books ...(+)
Due to the high demand of two of Andrew D. Gordon's blues piano/keyboard books 100 Ultimate Blues Riffs and the 12 Bar Blues Bible he has adapted examples from the two books along with new examples into a blues organ book and Ultimate Blues Organ Riffs is the result. There is an increased interest in playing the organ these days as many keyboard players are adding organ modules organs software etc. to their array of instruments. This book consists of 96 riffs in many different keys and covers a wide range of blues organ styles including Blues Funk Gospel Jazz and Rock. The music notation consists of the right and left hand parts aswell as a bass line. Although primarily written and recorded with the organ in mind pianists and keyboard players will also find the material in this book very useful. All the 96 examples have been recorded twice the first time with the organ right and left hand parts guitar rhythm bass and drums. The second time has the rhythm guitar part bass and drums so that the keyboard player can practice along with the rhythm tracks.
Celebrated Rock organ player David Bennett Cohen along with his band give you ...(+)
Celebrated Rock organ player David Bennett Cohen along with his band give you the secrets to making your Hammond wail and rock! Working with the Hammond B-3 Cohen shows you how to adapt the Organ's controls and really get the instrument grooving. You will discover the hottest riffs licks bass lines and turnarounds to illuminate everything from shuffles to Funk grooves and Blues ballads. Cohen also gives you a detailed guide to the presets draw bars percussion tablets vibrato switches and other devices that will help you boogies come alive with colour and tone.
The Blue Rose Variations is one of several works in which the composer has drawn...(+)
The Blue Rose Variations is one of several works in which the composer has drawn on ragtime and blues. The organ work is based on two transformations of the popular piano piece To A Wild Rose (Woodland Sketches Op.51 No.1) by the American composer Edward MacDowell (1860-1908). During the course of the Variations To A Wild Rose appears as a blues and also as a classical rag often as both together.The sections are Theme: a quiet blues; Variation I: a pedal solo in varied metres based on the blues in fast tempo; Variation II: the first appearance of the rag as a background to the blues as a 2' pedal solo; Variation III: a version of Variation I nowinvolving manuals too; Variation IV: another blues solo against the rag; Variation V: another version of Variation I with the pedal solo almost entirely transferred to the manuals; Variation VI: a final confrontation between the blues and the rag now much decorated. First performed in New York in April 1986. Duration c.15 mins.