World's Best Piano Arrangements. For solo piano. Piano Solos Collection. Jazz and Standards. SMP Level 9 (Advanced). Songbook. Standard notation (does not include words to the songs). 284 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.TMF0227).
ISBN 0898985986. With standard notation (does not include words to the songs). Jazz and Standards. 9x12 inches.
100 golden jazz standards arranged by greats such as Bill Evans, George Shearing, Art Tatum, Teddy Wilson, Dave Brubeck, 'Fats' Waller, and Duke Ellington. Titles include Blue Moon, Satin Doll, Take Five and many more.
About SMP Level 9 (Advanced)
All types of major, minor, diminished, and augmented chords spanning more than an octave. Extensive scale passages.
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May 6, 2009
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Location: from Albany, NY
March 18, 2009
Fun to play and learn
What fun to have arrangements by first class pianists. I'm a good sight reader, so this book is a dandy: a range of difficulty levels but I could play several songs right away and I'm glad to have others which will take more work. I especially enjoy the George Shearing...
45 of 82 people found this review helpful.
Location: from New Brunswick, Canada
February 5, 2009
I love The George Shearing arrangements. When I play these pieces I feel like I can play as well as the arranger (which I try). I like the George Shearing sound and enjoy all of the pieces, some of which are easy and others more difficult, especially for older fingers....
38 of 75 people found this review helpful.
Location: from upstate NY
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