Interview with a Vampire: Piano Accompaniment Techniques for Traditional Dance Music.

SKU: 17748

Vamping for the purposes of this book means improvising a simple musical accompaniment. This 136 spiral bound book offers bass runs, chord patterns, syncopations, and other vamping techniques developed by Barnes over years of performing and conducting workshops. The author's stated goal is to "give the complete beginner a clear idea of how to get started while also giving the experienced player new ideas and techniques." All instructions are written in a friendly, humorous conversational style that makes this book feel like you're getting in-person lessons from a really fun instructor. Orignally published in 1993. This is the sixth reprint. Canis Publishing. 2018. NEW. $30.00