Each collection contains 11 songs arranged for the instrumentalist wanting to play in a jazz style -- without the need to learn to improvise. All of the books are compatible, with only minimal changes in the variation section to accommodate the ranges and unique characteristics of the instruments.Titles: Ain't Misbehavin' * As Time Goes By * But Not For Me * Embraceable You * I Got Rhythm * My Funny Valentine * Over the Rainbow * Strike Up the Band * Summertime * Sweet Georgia Brown * 'S Wonderful.
Chosen from the four stylistic periods of piano repertoire and presented in their original form, the 100 pieces in this two-volume collection have been favorites of pianists throughout the years. To help in performance, the editors have realized ornaments and added editorial markings such as phrasing, expression marks, and dynamics where appropriate. This second volume contains 50 pieces by composers whose last names begin with the letters H-Z. Titles: Prelude in G Major (Geroge Frideric Handel) * Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI/35 (Franz Joseph Haydn) * The Little White Donkey (Jacques Ibert) * Maple Leaf Rag (Scott Joplin) * To a Wild Rose (Edward McDowell) * Fantasy in D Minor, K. 397 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) * Toccata in A Major (Paradisi Pietro) * Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2 (Sergei Rachmaninoff) * Sonata in D Minor, K. 9; L. 413 (Domenico Scarlatti) * Tr umerei, Op. 15, No. 7 (Robert Schumann) * O Polichinelo (Heitor Villa Lobos) * Fughetta (Domenico Zipoli) * and more.
Released after John Bonham's untimely death, Led Zeppelin's Coda is a superb collection of various session rarities from throughout the band's career. Drawn from more than 30 years of documentation, interviews, and recorded footage, this drum transcription book delivers unprecedented accuracy. Titles: We're Gonna Groove * Poor Tom * I Can't Quit You Baby * Walter's Walk * Ozone Baby * Darlene * Bonzo's Montreux * Wearing and Tearing * Baby Come on Home * Traveling Riverside Blues * Hey Hey What Can I Do.
Traditional hymns are often performed alongside contemporary praise and worship songs in many of today's church services, giving rise to the term blended worship. This distinctive collection provides a valuable resource for pianists who want to play familiar hymn tunes in a tasteful and new style in addition to current praise songs recognizable to most congregations. To assist in planning, performance times and optional segues are included. Titles: Here I Am to Worship, with O Worship the King * How Great Thou Art, with God of Wonders * I Lift My Eyes Up, with How Firm a Foundation * Jesus Paid It All, with The Wonderful Cross * Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee, with We Will Glorify * Lord, I Lift Your Name on High, with Doxology * Majesty (Here I Am), with Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise * Open Our Eyes, Lord, with Open My Eyes That I May See * There Is a Redeemer, with Come, Thou Almighty King * To God Be the Glory, with Great Is the Lord Almighty.
Instrumentalists will delight in this collection, which features thematic interpretations of 11 selections from Howard Shore's brilliant score to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Shore masterfully expands upon the musical palette of Middle-earth, blending familiar motifs from the Lord of the Rings trilogy with an exciting array of memorable new themes. This beautifully produced folio features an array of colorful photos from the film. Titles: My Dear Frodo * Old Friends * Axe or Sword? * The Adventure Begins * Warg-scouts * A Good Omen * Song of the Lonely Mountain * Dreaming of Bag End * A Very Respectable Hobbit * Erebor * The Dwarf Lords. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil is an important cradle of Afro-Brazilian culture, and home to musical styles that form the bedrock of much of today's popular sounds. In this book, author Kirk Brundage offers a succinct yet comprehensive overview of the primary styles, from sacred to contemporary, providing historical context of the music and practical information on playing the rhythms.Afro-Brazilian Percussion Guide contains a huge amount of information and would be of great value to high school and university instructors interested in starting Brazilian Percussion ensembles. -Modern Drummer
This is the officially licensed, collectible sheet music folio from the motion picture, featuring solo piano arrangements of nine standout selections from Alexandre Desplat's acclaimed score, along with several pages of color imagery from the film. Titles: Lily's Theme * Statues * Courtyard Apocalypse * Severus and Lily * Harry's Sacrifice * The Resurrection Stone * Neville the Hero * A New Beginning * Lily's Lullaby.
Continuing the incredible popularity of Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course, this book adapts the same friendly and informative style for adults who wish to teach themselves, but now includes a video. With the study guide pages that have been added to introduce the music, it's almost like having a piano teacher beside you as you learn the skills needed to perform popular and familiar music. There are also five bonus pieces: At Last * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * Laura * Over the Rainbow * Singin' in the Rain. Included is a recording containing the piano part and an engaging arrangement for each of the 65 musical examples. The accompanying video includes an introduction to all the pages in the book and performances of the pieces by well-known teacher, Gayle Kowalchyk.
Award-winning jazz educator Caleb Chapman and multiple GRAMMY(R) Award-winning saxophonist Jeff Coffin have created a highly effective approach to jazz articulation. Step by step, The Articulate Jazz Musician details Caleb's proven approach for mastering the fundamentals of jazz articulation, phrasing, and interpretation. The play-along tracks are designed for C, B-flat, E-flat, and bass clef instruments. Rhythm section instruments can use the play-along tracks as a how to play it reference. The tracks feature a world-class quartet of Jeff Coffin (tenor saxophone), Victor Wooten (bass), Roy Futureman Wooten (drums), and Chris Walters (piano). This method makes approaching jazz articulation easy and fun. Follow the explanations, do lots of listening, play along, practice what you have heard, and before long, you too will be an articulate jazz musician This title is available in SmartMusic.
Arranger Alex-Zsolt has always been inspired by the rich texts and melodies of the traditional hymns. This collection includes uplifting arrangements of many beloved hymns. Titles: All Creatures of Our God and King (with Rejoice, the Lord Is King, and All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name) * At Calvary * The Church's One Foundation * Come, Christians, Join to Sing * Grace Greater Than Our Sin (with Amazing Grace) * Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise * A Mighty Fortress Is Our God * Praise to the Lord, the Almighty * This Is My Father's World * What Wondrous Love Is This (with Take My Life and Let It Be).Performances of all the titles are available on iTunes.