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A Framework for Jazz Mastery by Richie Beirach

Never before shared insights on playing jazz from one of the world's great pianists.

Over 40 wisdom-packed pages for any instrument - that you can read over a weekend and consume over a lifetime.

Richie lays out such a well-thought out process. Pay careful attention - this man knows what he is talking about. - Randy Brecker

This is amazing! Jazz players will be thankful to you. You have distilled so many important points in a clear and succinct way. - Lewis Porter

I am astonished at your creation! What pleases me so much is advice for the aspiring jazz musician comes so deeply from the human heart. It confirms my view of how Richie’s heart and technical chops are intertwined as a single entity. - Michael Gibbs

This book will be extremely helpful to musicians of any age or level of experience to learn this music and use its vocabulary to tell their own story. - Bill Dobbins

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Download for FREE Richie's brand new eBook, The Historical Lineage of Modern Jazz Piano - The 10 Essential Players.

Fresh from just being published, this cool full-color 45-page ebook is Richie's penetrating and entertaining analysis of the 10 most important jazz pianists of the 20th and 21st Centuries. This is a perceptive and heartfelt look into their contributions, distinctions, distractions, influences, personal stories,  important career recordings, and the baton that was passed from one to the next.

FREE for immediate download with your purchase of A Framework  for Jazz Mastery

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NOT just for piano players. Read this fascinating analysis as only could be told by Richie, and gain a clearer understanding of the jazz harmonic language evolution as it is seen through the eyes and ears of the piano.

You're about to discover...

  • INSIGHT TO RICHIE'S LIGHTENING-QUICK HEART TO HAND IMPROVISATION PROCESS

    Richie possesses a direct link between his emotions and his hands playing jazz piano. He has refined the process we're all in search of. With crystal clarity, Richie talks in-depth about developing that link. 

  • THREE MAJOR STAGES OF ARTISTIC GROWTH

    Your progress in becoming an accomplished artist doesn't grow in a straight line. It looks more like stair steps. Richie explains what three of those important steps are and how to be on the lookout.

  • THE HABITS NEEDED FOR EXCELLENCE

    All great players worked hard on their craft. Richie was no different. Learn about the discipline and habits required of accomplished players

  • RICHIE'S PERSONAL RECIPE FOR REHARMONIZATION

    One of the world's great harmonic minds explains his thinking process for discovering the alternatives to a tune's basic harmony.

  • THE 26 MOST IMPORTANT 20th CENTURY CLASSICAL INFLUENCES

    Learn which 20th-century composers and pieces Richie believes are the most important influences for developing an important harmonic vocabulary. 

  • RICHIE'S TIPS FOR GREAT COMPOSITION

    Richie shares his most important tips for composing music that is true to you and that will resonate with your audience. 

  • HOW TO TRULY LEARN A TUNE

    Along with a short list of essential tunes, Richie explains the most effective way to learn a tune.