Brislin, Tom
July 2006
Keyboard;Jul2006, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p40
The article presents tips on using a quartal approach to jazz piano comping and soloing. The style was cultivated by pianist McCoy Tyner during the 1960s. He used open fifths in the low register as an anchor from which he springs up to the midrange of the piano before playing quartal voicings. A comping pattern applying his style is presented.


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