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Jazz Piano Solos Series Volume 5

By Various

Piano Solo Piano/Keyboard - SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)
Jazz Piano Solos Series Volume 5. Composed by Various. Arranged by Jim Sodke and Brent Edstrom. Jazz Piano Solos. Standards. Songbook (no lyrics). With fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 68 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.310710).

Item Number: HL.310710

ISBN 9780634025556. 9x12 inches. Jazz Piano Solos Series.

18 tunes from the '50s and '60s jazz cats who invented 'cool,' including: All Blues (Miles Davis, George Benson) * A Ballad (Gerry Mulligan, Stan Getz) * Con Alma (Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz) * Django (Modern Jazz Quartet, Vince Guaraldi) * Epistrophy (Thelonious Monk) * Killer Joe (Art Farmer, Benny Golson) * Nardis (Bill Evans, Joe Henderson) * So What (Miles Davis, Chet Baker) * Take Five (Dave Brubeck, George Benson) * and more.

About Jazz Piano Solos Series

Each volume of this series features exciting new piano solo arrangements with chord symbols of the songs which helped define a particular jazz style

About SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)

4-note chords in both hands with large stretches and leaps. Irregular and complicated rhythms.

  • Israel  Performed by Bill Evans
  • Conception  Performed by George Shearing
  • Jambangle  Performed by Gil Evans
  • All Blues  Performed by Miles Davis
  • Con Alma  Performed by Dizzy Gillespie
  • A Ballad  Performed by Stan Getz
  • Background Music  Performed by Lennie Tristano
  • So What  Performed by Chet Baker
  • Crosscurrent  Performed by Lennie Tristano
  • Ernie's Blues  Performed by Ernie Wilkins
  • Blue In Green  Performed by Miles Davis
  • Django  Performed by Modern Jazz Quartet
  • Killer Joe  Performed by Art Farmer
  • Nardis  Performed by Joe Henderson
  • Take Five  Performed by Dave Brubeck
  • Waltz For Debby  Performed by Bill Evans
  • Off Minor  Performed by Tommy Flanagan
  • Epistrophy  Performed by Thelonius Monk

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  • 5

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  • June 09, 2014 background music

    thanks to this book I wrote a huge number of jazz background music.

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  • 3

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  • November 26, 2006 Spotty, Inconsistent

    This book is tough to give a uniform rating to, because many songs are simply better then others. There is a good arrangement and interesting solo treatment to Blue In Green and Conception, yet songs like Epistrophy and Waltz for Debby are too simple and much less interesting. Also, there...

    are no chord symbols used here, so if u are looking to lear about right hand soloing over chords, this is not the place to look.

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  • 5

    Seattle, WA
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  • March 08, 2003 Great tunes, great arrangements!

    These are some of the best jazz arrangements I've found. This book is FULL of great tunes that are are fun to play and sound fantastic. Don't pass this one up if you are a high-intermediate to advanced player who loves jazz!

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