For Vibists Only!: The Shelly Elias Vibraphone Method, vol. I View larger

For Vibists Only!: The Shelly Elias Vibraphone Method, vol. I




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MediaBook & CD
Solo InstrumentVibraphone (Vibes)
Soloist NameShelly Elias, vibes

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This album is designed so that you can learn the basics of playing the vibraphone. If you are a drummer it is never too late to start. If you already play keyboard percussion instruments but want to learn how to improvise and accompany soloists in popular music, this album is an excellent start. Includes instructions on how to improvise a solo on the blues: accompaniment techniques, chords both basic and advanced, and much more.
Includes a high-quality printed method book and a compact disc containing complete instruction on all topics and full rhythm section accompaniments to each piece, minus you, the soloist.


  • 1) S. Elias- Vibes Exercise 1: Form
  • 2) S. Elias- Vibes Exercise 2: Melody Notes/Improvisation
  • 3) S. Elias- Vibes Exercise 3: Comping with triads
  • 4) S. Elias- Vibes Exercise 4: Improvisation
  • 5) S. Elias- Vibes Exercise 5: Syncopated comping
  • 6) S. Elias- Vibes Exercise 6: Improvisation with Scale Lines
  • 7) S. Elias- Vibes Exercise 7: Comping 6th and 7th Chords
  • 8) S. Elias- The Real Thing
  • 9) S. Elias- Furr
  • 10) S. Elias- Kathys Samba
  • 11) S. Elias- Now Is the Time

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