Solo Piano Book, Composed by Dave Brubeck. Arranged by Bruce Nelson
With easy piano notation, chord names, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs).
80 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27048); ISBN 0739044966.
A collection of the most engaging compositions by jazz pianist, Dave Brubeck. Phrase markings, articulations, fingering and dynamics have been included to aid with interpretation, and a large print size makes the notation easy to read.
Titles include: Audrey * Autumn in Our Town * Blue Lake Tahoe * Blue Rondo a la Turk * Blue Shadows in the Street * Bossa Nova U.S.A. * Broadway Bossa Nova * The Duke * Everybody’s Jumpin’ * Far More Blue * (I Still Am in Love with) A Girl Named Oli * In Your Own Sweet Way * It’s a Raggy Waltz * King for a Day * Maori Blues * Mr. Fats * Newport Waltz * Softly, William, Softly * Strange Meadowlark * Summer Song * Sweet Cleo Brown * Take Five * Three to Get Ready * Unisphere * Unsquare Dance.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 3-4.
Introduction of 4-note chords and sixteenth notes. Hand movement covering 2 to 3 octaves.