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The Art of Billy Strayhorn

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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.

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SKU: 2501103 Category: Publisher1: Cherry Lane Music
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Weight 7 oz
Dimensions 12 × 9 cm
Series Piano
EAN 9781600000000
UPC 884088000000
ISBN 1603780343
Medium Softcover
Pages 52
  • A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing by Vince Guaraldi
  • Passion Flower by Botkin
  • Chelsea Bridge by Billy Strayhorn
  • Lush Life by Billy Strayhorn
  • Take The 'A' Train by Billy Strayhorn


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