The Art of Steely Dan (Piano and Other Instruments). By Steely Dan. By David Pearl. For Piano. Piano. 80 pages. Published by Cherry Lane Music (HL.2500171).
ISBN 1575603209. 9x12 inches.
Each book in the “Art of” series presents a comprehensive overview of the style of one of today's greatest bands. Classic riffs and insightful commentary on the music provide players with the tools they need for a greater understanding of a particular artist's work. The Art of Steely Dan features analysis of more than 130 classic note-for-note intros, riffs and comping grooves, as well as discussion of Steely Dan's melody, harmony, rhythm, form, instrumentation and lyrics. In addition to all this, there is also a discography and a resources section to provide a plethora of other info about the band.