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Bill Evans

A Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Piano Styles and Techniques of a Jazz Legend

By Bill Evans

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Piano - SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
A Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Piano Styles and Techniques of a Jazz Legend. By Bill Evans. Hal Leonard Keyboard Signature Licks. Jazz. Softcover collection and accompaniment CD. With standard notation and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 64 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.695714).

Item Number: HL.695714

ISBN 063404916X. 9x12 inches. Brent Edstrom Keyboard Signature Licks Book/CD Pack.

An in-depth exploration of the playing style of one of the most influential pianists in jazz. This book/CD pack uses excerpts from a dozen of Evans' best songs to demonstrate his various trademark styles. The CD includes full performance examples, as well as some slowed-down piano solo parts. Songs include Five, Peri's Scope, Waltz for Debby and more. Includes an introduction by the author.

This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 7-8.

About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)

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

  • Waltz For Debby 
  • The Opener 
  • Re: Person I Knew 
  • Peri's Scope 
  • One For Helen 
  • Peace Piece 
  • 34 Skidoo 
  • Five 
  • Time Remembered 
  • Very Early 
  • Quiet Now 
  • Turn Out The Stars 

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  • 5

    Anonymous
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • August 07, 2018 Impressive Transcription

    So far I've delved into "Peace Piece", and "Waltz for Debby", and both are transcribed accurately and capture even the most subtle nuances of his technique...Bill Evans was a gift to this planet...Absorbing one of his compositions is akin to conservatory study...Brilliant

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  • 5

    divvajacko
    Location:
    Hinckley, OH
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • April 14, 2009 This one can be a bit difficult to follow

    The play on the CD is very fast. Having the sheet music is very helpful but the CD can be very intimidating.

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  • 5

    FredSmoot
    Location:
    Hollywood Ca.
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • March 27, 2007 My Fault, should have research this book further.

    I can recall from the seventies a book on Bill Evans with illustrations showing the fingers on the hand exactly where they should be to play the notes...Yes I relize this is a very basic way to learn,but It was for a young girl who loves Bill Evans...

    music and I thought it may be a good way for her to practice his cordings. This book did not have that...Very advanced, So She'll have it when she begins to read music...soon hopefully.

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  • 5

    T.C.
    Location:
    Evansville, IN
  • September 24, 2003 Great

    Perfect piano transcriptions and lots of fun to play. The CD is very helpful and makes learning the music easier. Obviously challenging but well worth the money.

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