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This piano exercises and etudes book by Scot Ranney is based on decades of personal professional jazz piano experience, study, and note taking. The book is enjoyable for all pianists and explores techniques and devices that you can use in your solo or group playing.

For classical pianists who want to get into jazz, this book helps that process along by putting in sheet music commonly used jazz methods in both exercise and etude formats.

Skill level required: moderate to difficult. You should be familiar with reading piano music.

This book is intended to help improve your jazz piano chops, solo or otherwise and has been written to help bridge the gap between understanding jazz piano concepts and using them in your playing.

Scot’s Jazz Piano Notebook Volume 1 – tips and tricks you can use now

scot ranney's jazz piano notebook, volume 1