Fifty exercises for the beginning to professional pianist exploring the complex world of early Jazztechniques. These studies by Peter Deneff span the foot-tapping styles of Ragtime, Boogie, Honky Tonk and Stride. Discover the styles of such key figures as Art Tatum, Jelly Roll Morton and Scott Joplin with this extensive collection of keyboard workouts. Characterised by the leaping two-step rhythms of the left-hand, the Stride is a challenging approach to Piano playing. However, once mastered you will have all the fun and excitement of the Ragtime style at your fingertips. If you are a fan ofFats Waller, Dr. John and Thelonious Monk, then this Musicians Institute Private Lessons edition isthe book for you!