Jazz Piano: Stormy Weather

John Kember

The Jazz Piano Player: Stormy Weather

Faber Music ISMN 0-571-53156-3
An essential resource for all Jazz pianists, featuring 16 jazz standards each presented in two formats: the first including the melodic, lyrics and basic chord structure, ideal for improvisation; the second is a superb arrangement for piano solo suitable for intermediate-level pianists. All songs are in their standard key, enabling pianists to play with other jazz musicians. A free CD features performances of all the piano arrangements, played by John Kember.
First published in 2008, Jazz Piano: Stormy Weather is intended for Grades 5 to 8. It has 16 arrangements on 64 pages.
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Performances of each piece, played by John Kember.

The pieces in this book are from the Golden Age of song writing, which have stood the test of time to become 'standards' for jazz musicians as well as singers. They represent the pinnacle of the art of melody writing, combining brilliant lyrics with wonderful harmonies. This series aims to help aspiring jazz pianists (whether soloists, accompanists to singers or instrumentalists, or pianists in a band or jazz group) to understand and get these jazz standards firmly 'under their fingers'.

My Ship
Ira Gershwin / Kurt Weill
Over The Rainbow
E Y Harburg / Harold Arlen
There's A Small Hotel
Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers
A Foggy Day
Ira Gershwin / George Gershwin
Just One Of Those Things
Cole Porter
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Paul Webster / Johnny Mandel
Folks Who Live On The Hill
Oscar Hammerstein II / Jerome Kern
Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)
Cole Porter
Love Is Here To Stay
Ira Gershwin / George Gershwin
I've Got You Under My Skin
Cole Porter
The Very Thought Of You
Ray Noble
All The Things You Are
Oscar Hammerstein II / Jerome Kern
I've Got The World On A String
Ted Koehler / Harold Arlen
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Ira Gershwin / George Gershwin
Stormy Weather
Ted Koehler / Harold Arlen
Laura
Johnny Mercer / David Raskin

What they say

“I love these books. They eclipse any others I have examined because they work. Nothing thin or weak, nothing merely derivative” “two fabulous volumes ... The reason these work so well where others often fall short of expectation is the sheer quality of the arrangements by John Kember. ... I love these books. They eclipse any others I have examined because they work. Nothing thin or weak, nothing merely derivative”
John York, 'Piano' Spring 2009

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