Dictionary of Keyboard Grooves


Dictionary of Keyboard Grooves (The Complete Source for Loops, Patterns & Sequences in All Popular Styles). By Gail Johnson. For Piano/Keyboard. Musicians Institute Press. Softcover with CD. 48 pages. Published by Musicians Institute Press (HL.695556).

ISBN 0634018787. 9×12 inches.

The first comprehensive source for keyboard grooves complete with transcriptions and tips on loop construction! Covers: dance, funk, jazz, Latin, reggae, R&B and rock ‘n’ roll grooves. All loops are fully scored and fully compatible with all samplers and recording software. This book/CD pack can serve as a sample library or a style manual for keyboardists who want to learn new patterns. The CD is filled with keyboard grooves that can be sampled and looped in a groove and includes MIDI files that can be edited (as far as tempo & key), then used in songs, as play-along tracks, or as a learning tool for knowledge of voicing and style. Files are in .wav audio and MIDI format. The book includes sampling tips, notation for all grooves, and much more helpful info.

This book is available at this website.