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Solos For Jazz Piano

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Piano Unaccompanied solo piano - SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
Composed by Various. Edited by Ronny S. Schiff. Arranged by Thomas "Fats" Waller, Erroll Garner, Bill Evans, Art Tatum, Ahmad Jamal, Dave Brubeck, and Oscar Peterson. Solo part. With Standard notation. 63 pages. Carl Fischer #ATJ0305. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.ATJ305).

Item Number: CF.ATJ305

ISBN 825803985. Text: Stuart Gorrell; Don Raye; Pat Johnston; Oscar Hammerstein II; Ira Gershwin; Ansy Razaf, transcribed by John Rodby.

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)

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
    Difficulty Level:
  • 2009-03-06 00:00:00.0 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

    Adam Thatcher
    Manchester, England
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  • 2008-06-20 00:00:00.0 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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