Bill Cunliffe - Comping for Solo Piano Price: $2.99

  • Genre: Jazz
  • Difficulty: Beginner
  • Instrument: Piano


Left hand comping techniques for solo piano

1. simple voicings, 3-7-9 or 7-3-(5 or 6) above bass note (root of chord)

1a) add occasional roots in addition to the voicings used in #1 (Bill Evans)

2. LH Comping rhythmically with RH (Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson)

3. "vamp" comping ala Herbie Hancock

4. "padding", more unobtrusive and supportive LH.

5. combination of above

6. two hand line counterpoint

7. McCoy Tyner root-chord technique

8. Bassline in LH (Dave McKenna)