Jazz Performer: Solo Inspirations

Jazz Performer: Solo Inspirations
Standards for Advanced Solo Piano

Arranged by Paul Johnston Piano Book Level: Advanced Item: 00-36435
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Paul Johnston's arrangements of these wonderful standards incorporate stylistic elements of some of the great pianists of the last 60 years, including Bud Powell, Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Chick Corea, Keith Jarrett and others. Each arrangement includes a written-out solo section, so that even non-jazz pianists will feel as if they're improvising. Titles: Alice in Wonderland (Farn/Hilliard) * The Days of Wine and Roses (Mancini) * Eternal Triangle (Stitt) * A Foggy Day (Gershwin) * Our Love Is Here to Stay (Gershwin) * Over the Rainbow (Arlen/Harburg) * Scrapple from the Apple (Parker) * Skylark (Mercer/Carmichael) * When I Fall In Love (Young/Heyman) * You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To (Porter).

Sample Pages


Title Composer
Skylark Hoagy Carmichael (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Over the Rainbow (from "The Wizard of Oz") Harold Arlen (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist)
Love Is Here to Stay (from "Goldwyn Follies") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
The Days of Wine and Roses Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Henry Mancini (composer)
When I Fall in Love Victor Young (composer); Edward Heyman (lyricist)
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To (from "Something to Shout About") Cole Porter (composer)
A Foggy Day (In London Town) George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Alice in Wonderland Sammy Fain (lyricist); Bob Hilliard (composer)
Scrapple from the Apple Charlie Parker (composer)
Eternal Triangle Sonny Stitt (composer)

Additional Information

Series: Jazz Performer Series
Arranged by: Paul Johnston
Instrument: Piano
Format: Book
Page Count: 48
Item Number: 00-36435
ISBN 10: 0-7390-7409-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-7409-1
UPC: 038081403472

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