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New Orleans Piano Styles

A Guide to the Keyboard Licks of Crescent City Greats

By Various

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A Guide to the Keyboard Licks of Crescent City Greats. By Various. Piano Instruction. Softcover with CD. 80 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.111674).

Item Number: HL.111674
ISBN 1476886903. 9x12 inches.

This book/CD is an indispensible guide to the various styles and techniques used by the great New Orleans pianists, from the earliest origins of jazz and blues up through comtemporary music. Investigates the style of Professor Longhair, Allen Toussaint and Dr. John, plus stride, boogie woogie, R&B, ballads and more! The accompanying CD features demos of all the musical examples in the book.

  • Mess Around 
  • Big Chief 
  • When The Saints Go Marching In 
  • Cry Me a River 
  • Basin Street Blues 
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee 
  • Saint James Infirmary 
  • The Pearls 
  • Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans 
  • Old Folks At Home (Swanee River) 
  • Tipitina And Me 
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street 
  • Pine Top's Boogie