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Solos for Jazz Piano

By Chick Corea Bud Powell

Piano Piano Solo - SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
Composed by Chick Corea Bud Powell. Edited by Ronny S. Schiff. Arranged by Art Tatum Ahmad Jamal. Solo part. With Standard notation. 63 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.ATJ305).

Item Number: CF.ATJ305

ISBN 0825803985. With Standard notation.

Contains classic jazz solos as played by Fats Waller, Art Tatum, Bud Powell, Erroll Garner, Oscar Peterson, Ahmad Jamal, Dave Brubeck, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea. Includes analyses and note-for-note transcriptions by John Rodby with a catalog of jazz phrases by each artist.

About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)

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4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.

  • Introduction 
  • Christopher Columbus [Arranged by Fats Waller, Text by Andy Razaf]  Performed by Leon Berry
  • The Man I Love [Arranged by Art Tatum, Text by Ira Gershwin]  Performed by George Gershwin
  • Un Poco Loco  Performed by Bud Powell
  • I'll Remember April [Arranged by Erroll Garner, Text by Don Raye; Pat Johnston]  Performed by Don Raye; Pat Johnston
  • All the Things You Are [Arranged by Oscar Peterson, Text by Oscar Hammerstein Ii]  Performed by Jerome Kern
  • Taboo [Arranged by Ahmad Jamal]  Performed by Margarita Lecuona
  • Georgia on My Mind [Arranged by Dave Brubeck, Text by Stuart Gorrell]  Performed by Hoagy Carmichael
  • Nardis [Arranged by Bill Evans]  Performed by Miles Davis
  • Textures  Performed by Herbie Hancock
  • Spain  Performed by Chick Corea
  • Catalogue of Phrases on V-I and II-V-I Progressions 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 2

    Bethesda, MD
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  • March 06, 2009 Warning: These are not the whole tunes

    This book basically pulls snippets out of the tunes in its table of contents. It was very disappointing, for example, to find that the Herbie Hancock tune "4 a.m." contained only the two-chord intro and not the more complex verses and bridge. Moreover, while it may offer a...

    survey of different composers' improvisational style, there is little context to help players along.

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  • 5

    Manchester, England
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  • June 20, 2008 Great book!!

    Lots of enjoyable hours have been and will be spent on this superb book. It is quite challenging but it accomodates those who like to improvise and those who just read the music.

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