The Elton John Keyboard Book by Elton John. For Piano/Keyboard. Hal Leonard Keyboard Recorded Versions. Rock and Pop Rock. Difficulty: medium. Songbook. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and introductory text. 160 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.694829).
ISBN 0793514789. With vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and introductory text. Rock and Pop Rock. 9x12 inches.
This terrific collection features note-for-note keyboard transcriptions for 18 of Elton John's best songs: Bennie and the Jets * Candle in the Wind * Crocodile Rock * Daniel * Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me * Goodbye Yellow Brick Road * I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues * Little Jeannie * Rocket Man * Your Song * more!
Location: from Canada
Location: from Dallas, TX
January 8, 2010
Excellent transcriptions and quite accurate!
I bought this as a basic Elton John reference book and was quite surprised with the note-for-note transcriptions. This is an excellent book for anyone wanting to play Elton John songs just like the piano parts (and in some cases other parts, e.g., synth parts on Benny & The Jets...
24 of 50 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Lincoln, NE
Location: from Nashville, TN
February 2, 2009
Many parts to compile
I am a clasically trained pianist intermediate/advanced level I and have difficulty with this book. The arrangements are for several different instruments, and it's almost impossible to read/play/compile all of the lines for the melodies and harmony on the piano. If you are looking for a straight piano book this...
33 of 60 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Redlands CA
November 11, 2008
This book is for you if you want to play the way Elton John plays, either in concert or on the recordings. In concert he improvises some. However, not all the songs are in this book. For other songs buy the Elton John collection, Greatest hits 1970-2002,To Be Continued, or...
25 of 50 people found this review helpful.