Solo piano - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Note-for-Note Transcriptions of Classic Recordings!. By Oscar Peterson. Piano Solo. Jazz. Collection (spiral bound) and examples CD. With chord names, introductory text and black & white photos (does not include words to the songs). 265 pages. PG Music #0968512003. Published by PG Music (HL.294030).
Item Number: HL.294030
ISBN 0968512003. 9x12 inches.
This fabulous book/CD pack features transcriptions of 18 piano solos by the legendary Oscar Peterson, taken directly from the original recordings. The solos are divided into two groups: eight Oscar Peterson Classic Originals (Chicago Blues, Hymn to Freedom, Nightingale, Night Time, and more) and ten selections in Oscar Peterson Plays the Blues (Blues Etude, Greasy Blues, Oscar's Boogie, R.B. Blues, Ron's Blues, and more). Includes an intro by the editor complete with performance notes, a welcome letter from Oscar Peterson, and great photos, with Oscar's captions, throughout. The CD contains performances of each transcription played by gifted jazz pianist Miles Black.
About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.