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Charlie Parker for Piano, Book 1

By Charlie Parker

Piano - Advanced; Early Advanced; Intermediate; Late Intermediate
By Charlie Parker. Artist/Personality; Piano - Personality Book; Piano Supplemental. Jazz. Book. Published by Joe Goldfeder Music Enterprises (AP.49-SB0120).

Item Number: AP.49-SB0120

ISBN 0757929222. Charlie Parker.

Includes 15 titles, arranged from Parker's original recordings: Back Home Blues * The Bird * Blues for Alice * Card Board * Chi Chi * Confirmation * Kim * Moose the Mooche * My Little Suede Shoes * Segment * Yardbird Suite, and more.

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  • 4

    Jim Yutzy
    Cumberland, Md.
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  • 2009-02-18 00:00:00.0 Great Reference Material.

    As someone who believes that Charlie Parker is one of the great innovators of modern American Music, this book is great reference material. I love to listen to it along with the recordings, to get a feel for the flow of the music. But as jazz piano music, I wouldn...

    't play it as written. It comes off sounding too "big bandish." My ultimate goal is to rescore it. Parker's actual performances are terrific.

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  • 5

    desoto kansas
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  • 2007-07-21 00:00:00.0 excellent

    charlie parker vols.1,2&3 are excellent resources for the jazz pianist. good left hand voicings in general. almost any measure gives the player a little exercise line to go through the keys with.

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