The Jazz Piano Book




by Mark Levine

The most highly acclaimed jazz piano method ever published!

Mark Levine, long-time pianist with Cal Tjader, is a Concord Jazz recording artist who has recorded with such jazz greats as Joe Henderson, Camen McRae, Richie Cole, Mark Murphy, Houston Pearson, and many others.

Over 300 pages with complete chapters on Intervals and triads, The major modes and II-V-I, 3-note voicings, Sus. and phrygian Chords, Adding notes to 3-note voicings, Tritone substitution, Left-hand voicings, Altering notes in left-hand Stride and Bud Powell voicings, Block chords, Comping …and much more!


Kenny Barron
“One of the best jazz piano books I’ve ever seen — very easy to understand.”

Down Beat
“Unlocks door after door of contemporary jazz piano sounds.”
Richie Beirach
“One of the finest new jazz instruction books. Written by an experienced, professional jazz player, it is practical and unpretentious.”

Jamey Aebersold
“It covers all the bases — an invaluable resource for any keyboard player.”

James Williams
“One of the most complete anthologies of jazz piano in recent years.”
Art Lande
“Applause for one of the truly fine pianists of our time for putting his vast expertise, experience and musicality into book form.”