Santorella’s Accordion Method Book 2 (Book + CD)
by Jay Latulippe and Sonny Doss
Provides an upbeat, contemporary and practical approach to learning the accordion in the new Millennium.
“In addition to advancing such fundamentals as bellows control, bass techniques, key signatures and other skills traditionally associated with classical music, this method also offers an introduction to improvisation and transposition which can be used when performing more contemporary styles such as folk, blues, and jazz”.
Instructional content: F Position - Key Signatures, Counterbass - C Scale in Bass, Upper Notes - Shimmer - Bass Shifts - Repertoire, Alternating Bass, Double Notes - Chords - I IV I Chords, I, IV, V Chord Practice Page, Dotted Notes, - 7th Chords in Bass, Half and Whole Steps - Neighbor and Passing Tones, Improvisation II, More Major Scales - 6/8 Time, Bellow Technique - Chromatic Scale, Certificate of Completion. Songs include: Good Vibes, Standing in the Need of Prayer, Beautiful Brown Eyes, Down In The Valley, Texas Polka, Morning Has Broken, and more!
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