Zero to Improv is an eBook that teaches you how to become a great jazz improviser from the ground up! No stone is left un-turned. Versions for C, Bb, Eb, and Bass Clef instruments with audio examples for all music notation in the book. Step 2: Left Hand Accompaniment. The next step to learning the most important improv exercise for jazz piano is to have a solid left hand accompaniment to play in the left hand. Now, you could play the simple root position chords that you learned earlier, but these just sound a little too bland.
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- Impro ‘Impro is the most dynamic, funny, wise, practical and provocative book on theatre craft that I have ever read’ (James Roose-Evans). Keith Johnstone’s involvement with the theatre began when George Devine.
Welcome to the Freebie Page. You will mostly find Free Downloads for Quilt Blocks and Patterns here, but every once in awhile I like to play with Illustrator and make fun little paper things too. Enjoy! Please post your results on Social Media and tag #bluenickelstudios and #urbanfolkquilts as you are able!
Click here to whip up some Super Scrappy Fun with my Something Fishy Block!!! These mockups are done up in Ocean Park!
Click here for a Foundation Paper Pieced version worked up by Nicole Buckley!
Bobbin Chase – The Splendid Sampler – Coloring Page
Click on the diagram above to download a Free Coloring Page for you to print out and then scheme away for just the right Color Chemistry for your BobbinChase Block from The Splendid Sampler.
Thanksgiving Place Cards
Click on the photo for a free PDF coloring sheet of Thanksgiving Place Cards. Keep those kids busy coloring! You can too if you want!
Little Modern House
Click on the photo above for the PDF to make your own Little Modern Houses.
Hanging Garden Quilt 71″ x 70″
This pattern is an oldie but a goodie – still free on the Robert Kaufman website last time I checked. Click the photo for the link.
Steampunk Patchwork Hearts
Check out this Tutorial for these Steampunk Patchwork Hearts – PDF with simple Heart shape link is in the text of the Tutorial (click on the photo for the link) — PS you can make these any way you want.
Alternate Piecing Instructions for New Glory – Hello Love Version
In the fall of 2016 Heather Bailey and I collaborated on using her Hello Love line from Free Spirit in my New Glory quilt pattern. Here are the Alternative Directions for piecing the striped sections of the quilt. Enjoy!
Mini New Glory
Ucb Improv Book
June 2017 Bonus Block fro Splendid Sampler – click on the photo to download the Free PDF
Birch Ball Block
Click here for a link to my interview with Pat Sloan for the Aurifil Designer of the Month Block 2018 – Birch Ball. There is a link in the interview to a PDF with the pattern for this fun block!
Bumble Basic Blues Block (BBBB for short)
Best Books To Better Yourself
I just re-discovered this basic plan for improv blocks in the Blue Nickel Archives. Fun to do in a two color scheme as shown here. Click on the photo for a printable PDF. Take some time to play and make a couple blocks today!