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Jazz Piano Solos Fresh solo piano arrangements with chord names of 24 favorite ballads in a jazz style, including Body and Soul I Guess I ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry Misty My Funny Valentine The Nearness of You When I Fall in Love and ....

Title : Jazz Ballads: Jazz Piano Solos Series Volume 10 (Jazz Piano Solos (Numbered))
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ISBN : 1423459156
ISBN13 : 978-1423459156
Format Type : Paperback
Language : Deutsch
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Number of Pages : 360 Pages
File Size : 865 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Jazz Ballads: Jazz Piano Solos Series Volume 10 (Jazz Piano Solos (Numbered)) Reviews

  • geezerdly
    2020-03-30 19:23

    A very nice selection of ballads, some that aren't included in any other of the too many collections I've gathered over the years. Most of the arrangements that I suspect are by Brent Edstrom have a really unique touch to them. Sophisticated, but very playable by a pianist at the intermediate level and beyond. One caveat – although Edstrom is listed as the arranger in the Amazon link, several of the songs are not arranged by Edstrom. A couple, Misty and Moon River, and one or two others, are in a collection I own arranged by Al Lerner, who's also a very skilled arranger, but I mildly object to the minor bit of subterfuge. I'm taking a star away after further exploration of the contents. Fully 1/3 of the arrangements are from another Hal Leonard collection I already own. The description lead me to believe that all selections were arranged by Edstrom, and I really enjoy his arrrangements.

  • kiwicanteloupe
    2020-03-17 21:59

    They're not easy, but the chords are gorgeous. Makes you sound like a nightclub pianist. Flowing, complex sound. Nice assortment of tunes, not the usual.

  • Bishop
    2020-03-21 22:01

    I have played classical piano for many years, but have gotten into slow jazz ballads as they are fun to play at parties and you can be a little sloppy, in style and sobriety, and still sound good with this type of music. The jazz series books by Hal L. are great - chords can be beefy and exciting, yet very playable. I have been searching for this type of book for a long time - buy it, I don't think you will be disappointed.

  • SweetMusic
    2020-03-18 20:18

    Perfect for late intermediate/early advanced pianists. I took piano lessons from a Baptist preacher's wife, so "improvisation" was not a skill I learned. It's nice to be able to play jazz and have it sound "jazzy" reading music sheet music, and not lead sheets. I bought a few other books in the series and they are all great.

  • Ron Sorensen
    2020-03-24 01:00

    This is a collection of tunes from the 30's and 40's. Good arrangements that are challenging but playable after 3 or 4 tries. This review is based on the first 5 tunes in the book as I haven't had the book that long and that's as far as I've got, however this is the third book I've purchased in this series and haven't been disappointed yet.

  • Lanny
    2020-03-24 23:19

    Intermediate to early advanced arrangements. I like "Misty" and "I Guess I'll Hang my Tears Out to Dry", but there are many great standards covered in this volume.

  • Julie
    2020-03-13 21:00

    Good for more advanced player rather than beginner. Like the arrangements.

  • Jeffrey T. Mcever
    2020-03-08 02:16

    Somehow they managed to simplify the arrangements so that they still sound professional, but not so tricky that only a gifted few can play them. I have many sheet music transcriptions of Bill Evan, Chick Corea, Mehegan jazz studies, etc that I purchased over the years, but most are so technically challenging that you can forget about getting in a relaxed groove, so I ended up just playing some playable classical sheet music from time to time to keep in practice. But this jazz piano series of Hal Leonard has really filled a need, in my opinion.