Popular Performer -- Mercer (The Songs of Johnny Mercer). By Johnny Mercer. Arranged by Melody Bober. For Piano. Artist/Personality; Piano - Personality Book; Piano Supplemental; Sing-Along. Popular Performer Series. Pop. Advanced. Book. 44 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.29090).
ISBN 0739050117. Pop.
Johnny Mercer is one of the most prolific lyricists in history, having written the words for more than 1,000 songs. He collaborated with many composers, including Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael and Henry Mancini, to name a few. These beautiful arrangements by Melody Bober are perfect piano solos for lessons, recitals, or social gatherings. To show the clever brilliance of Mercerâ€™s craft, the lyrics have been included. Titles: Blues in the Night * Come Rain or Come Shine * Days of Wine and Roses * The Glow Worm * Hooray for Hollywood * Jeepers Creepers * On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe * Skylark * Summer Wind * You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby.
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Alfred's Popular Performer series includes collections of pop, jazz, Broadway and movie music. Each selection is masterfully arranged for Early Advanced to Advanced pianists. Rich textures, sophisticated harmonies and inventive rhythms make these arrangements ideal for hobbyists, advancing students, professional musicians or any Popular Performer!