Best of Jazz Piano (A Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Piano Styles & Techniques of Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson, & Others). By Various. For Piano/Keyboard. Signature Licks Keyboard. Softcover with CD. 64 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.695763).
ISBN 0634060104. 9x12 inches.
Learn the piano styles and techniques of Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson, Errol Garner, Nat “King” Cole, Ahmad Jamal, and more with this great book/CD pack. Rizzo teaches the styles using examples from actual songs, 15 in all. Includes: Caravan • Come Rain or Come Shine • How Deep Is the Ocean (How High Is the Sky) • I'll Remember April • In a Sentimental Mood • It's Only a Paper Moon • No Moon at All • On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever) • Satin Doll • Speak Low • St. Louis Blues • Stompin' at the Savoy • Take the “A” Train • There Is No Greater Love • Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away). CD includes demonstrations of each.
About Hal Leonard Signature Licks
The Signature Licks book/audio packs are especially formatted to give instruction on how to play a particular artist style by using the actual transcribed, "right from the record" licks! Designed for use by anyone from beginner right up to the experienced player who is looking to expand their insight. The books contain full performance notes and an overview of each artist or group's style with transcriptions in notes and tab. The audio accompaniment features playing tips and techniques, as well as playing examples at a slower tempo.