The Giants of Jazz Piano

The Giants of Jazz Piano
Benoit * Brubeck * Dennis * Ellington * Evans * McPartland * Shearing * Tatum

Piano Book Level: Advanced Item: 00-AF9669A
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Songs written by, piano arrangements of, or simply tunes made famous by some of the greatest jazz pianists the world has ever known are featured within this fantastic folio, including Dave Brubeck, Art Tatum, George Shearing, Duke Ellington, Marian McPartland, Matt Dennis, David Benoit and Bill Evans. The 38 titles include: Drop Me Off in Harlem * Emily * Fascinating Rhythm * Get Happy * MWA (Musicians with Attitude) * On Green Dolphin Street * Somebody Loves Me * Spring Is Here * Stompin' at the Savoy * What is This Thing Called Love? and many more. Four selections from this book are on the Royal Conservatory of Music Popular Selection List (2007 Ed.): Blue Moon * Blue Rondo A La Turk * Lullaby in Rhythm * Take Five. Blue Rondo A La Turk is also listed in the Conservatory Canada Contemporary Syllabus (2006 Ed.)

Sample Pages


Title Composer
6-String Poet David Benoit (contributor)
A Last Request David Benoit (contributor)
A Time for Love (from "An American Dream") Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Johnny Mandel (composer)
Blue Moon Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Blue Rondo a la Turk Dave Brubeck (composer)
Bluette Dave Brubeck (composer)
Drop Me Off in Harlem (from "Sophisticated Ladies") Johnny Mandel (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Coquette Gus Kahn (contributor); Carmen Lombardo (contributor); John Green (contributor)
Emily Johnny Mandel (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Fascinating Rhythm George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Fast Life Dave Brubeck (composer)
For All We Know J. Fred Coots (composer); Sam M. Lewis (lyricist)
Get Happy
I'll Never Be the Same Gus Kahn (contributor); Matt Malneck (contributor); Frank Signorelli (contributor)
I'm in the Mood for Love Dorothy Fields (composer); Jimmy McHugh (composer)
If You Could See Me Now Tadd Dameron (contributor); Carl Sigman (contributor)
Ja-Da Bob Carleton (contributor); Nan Lynn (contributor); Ken Lane (contributor)
Laura David Raksin (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist); Gus Kahn (lyricist)
Lullaby in Rhythm Benny Goodman (composer); Edgar Sampson (composer); Walter Hirsch (composer); Clarence Profit (composer
Lullaby of Birdland Benny Goodman (composer); Edgar Sampson (composer); Walter Hirsch (composer); Clarence Profit (composer)
M.W.A. (Musicians with Attitude) David Benoit (contributor); Nathan East (contributor); Marcel East (contributor)
On Green Dolphin Street Bronislau Kaper (composer); Ned Washington (lyricist)
Over the Rainbow (from "The Wizard of Oz") Harold Arlen (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist)
Rockin' in Rhythm Duke Ellington (contributor); Irving Mills (contributor); Harry Carney (contributor)
Skylark Hoagy Carmichael (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Somebody Loves Me George Gershwin (composer); Buddy DeSylva (lyricist); Ballard MacDonald (lyricist)
Spring Is Here Richard Rodgers (composer); Lorenz Hart (lyricist)
Stompin' at the Savoy (Instrumental Version) Benny Goodman (composer); Edgar Sampson (composer); Chick Webb (composer)
Summer Song Dave Brubeck (composer); Iola Brubeck (lyricist)
Take 6 David Benoit (contributor)
Take Five Paul Desmond (composer)
The Duke Dave Brubeck (composer)
The Summer Knows (Theme from "The Summer of '42") Michel Legrand (composer); Alan Bergman (lyricist); Marilyn Bergman (lyricist)
The Jeep Is Jumpin' Duke Ellington (contributor); Johnny Hodges (contributor)
The Shadow of Your Smile (from "The Sandpiper") Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Johnny Mandel (composer)
What Is This Thing Called Love? (from "Wake Up and Dream") Cole Porter (composer)
Why Not David Benoit (contributor); Rick Braun (contributor)

Additional Information

Instrument: Piano
Format: Book
Page Count: 160
Item Number: 00-AF9669A
ISBN 10: 0-7579-2316-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-7579-2316-6
UPC: 654979080978

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