A guide to improvisation, chord reading, arranging, and harmony for lever and pedal harp.
NEW BOOK – A guide to improvisation, chord reading, arranging, and harmony for lever and pedal harp. Become a better improvising harpist. Learn basic chords, chord symbols, and harmonic progressions used in a wide range of music, including jazz, folk, and other styles. Whether you play pedal or lever harp, this book will help you to explore your personal musicianship and creativity. You will learn techniques for soloing and for accompanying yourself or others. The harmony exercises will help you to master chord progressions in several grooves, practice modulating freely and without fear, and improve your chord recognition and smooth voice leading. The accompanying audio tracks include demonstrations and play-alongs.
“It’s great to read a book that explains so much, and in such a friendly way. It’s easy to understand but doesn’t ‘dumb anything down.’ Great for beginners as well as harpists looking for information (and practice ideas) on advanced chords, comping ideas, etc. I wish it had been around years ago!”
Park Stickney – Jazz Harpist, Composer, Arranger, Educator