David Pearl: The Art Of Billy Strayhorn

Books | Piano

Catalogue No: HL02501103
Composer: Billy Strayhorn
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
Gifted composer, pianist and arranger Billy Strayhorn is best known for his successful collaboration with Duke Ellington lasting nearly three decades. This collection explores his influences, techniques and stylistic traits, explained through musical examples so players can gain a more complete portrait of this essential jazz artist.

Analyzes the form, rhythm, melody, harmony and lyrics of: Chelsea Bridge; A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing; Lush Life; Passion Flower and Take the "A" Train, with piano/vocal arrangements and explorations of each tune's interpretations by famous artists.
ISBN: 9781603780346
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 18 August 2010
No of pages: 52
Language: English
 

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