2012, English, Printed music, Video edition: Dick Hyman's century of jazz piano transcribed!. Hyman, Dick, 1927-, (author,)

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Physical Description
  • 1 score (157 pages) : portrait ; 31 cm + 1 videodisc (123 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/​4 in.)
Published
  • Milwaukee, WI Hal Leonard Corporation, [2012]
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Dick Hyman's century of jazz piano transcribed!.
Also Titled
  • Century of jazz piano.
Creator
  • Hyman, Dick, 1927-, (author,)
Published
  • Milwaukee, WI Hal Leonard Corporation, [2012]
Copyright
  • ©2012.
Content Types
  • notated music
  • two-dimensional moving image
Carrier Types
  • volume
  • videodisc
Physical Description
  • 1 score (157 pages) : portrait ; 31 cm + 1 videodisc (123 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/​4 in.)
Subjects
Form
  • studies and exercises
  • jazz
  • ragtime music
  • piano
Summary
  • Transcription of everything played or spoken on "Dick Hyman's century of jazz piano" recording. Original video performances are included on the accompanying DVD.
Contents
  • Lesson 1: The cakewalk [on DVD: Ragtime, from Louis Moreau Gottschalk to Scott Joplin]. "Pasquinade" ; The cakewalk ; "At a Georgia camp meeting" ; Syncopation ; "Maple leaf rag"
  • Lesson 2: Jelly Roll Morton. "The pearls" ; "The pearls" as tango or habanera
  • Lesson 3: Boogie woogie. Left-hand bass ; "(The original) boogie woogie" by Clarence "Pine Top" Smith, Pete Johnson, Albert Ammons, and other players ; Jazz notation ; "Yancey special" ; "Honky tonk train"
  • Lesson 4: Stride piano. "Maple leaf rag" as stride piano ; James P. Johnson's and Fats Waller's contributions ; More on jazz notation ; "Maple leaf rag" in stride ; "Home sweet home" in stride
  • Lesson 5: Earl Hines and Teddy Wilson. Trumpet style of Earl Hines ; More on syncopation ; Technical flourishes, syncopating the stride bass ; Teddy Wilson's single-note clarinet style ; Walking tenths
  • Lesson 6: The rhythm section. Historical function of the piano and beyond ; "(Back home again in) Indiana" ; Loosening it up ; Tenor line, rhythm section/​soloist ; Bebop and comping ; Bebop's stripped-down left-hand harmony with 4/​4 bass line ; Breathing with the soloist ; Circle of fifths vs. chromatic harmony
  • Lesson 7: Art Tatum. Pentatonic scales and runs : Tatum &​ Wilson ; Neighboring tones in D♭, in C ; Diatonic devices ; Sextuplets ; Broken arpeggios ; Odd keys and unexpected contexts ; "Body and soul" (in the manner of Tatum)
  • Lesson 8: Erroll Garner. "Song without words" (Tchaikovsky in the manner of Garner) ; Block chords ; Strumming bass ; Assigning solos ; Garner's rubato ; Sliding notes in octaves ; "Song without words" (longer version)
  • Lesson 9: Bud Powell and bebop. "(Back home again in) Indiana" (in the manner of Bud Powell and bop) ; Bebop lines without the left hand ; Comping and the left hand, drone bass ; Chromatic harmony ; George Shearing, Oscar Peterson, and beyond
  • Lesson 10: George Shearing, block chords &​ orchestration. "Lullaby of Birdland" ; Milt Buckner and block chords ; Shearing's touch and sound ; Relation to Garner ; Sax section voicings ; Shearing Quintet sound ; Brass section voicings ; Full band orchestration
  • Lesson 11: More on block chords. Harmonizing a C scale ; Theme from "Polovtsian dances" ; "Drop two" ; Sax section voicings ; Swinging the melody
  • Lesson 12: Bill Evans. "Poor butterfly" (in the manner of Bill Evans) ; Impressionist harmonies ; Rootless chords ; Reharmonization ; Polychords and their voicing ; Shaping phrases and use of triplets ; Diminished scales and their fingering
  • Lesson 13: Nicolas Slonimsky to McCoy Tyner. Thesaurus of scales and melodic patterns ; John Coltrane ; Pentatonic washes ; McCoy Tyner ; Pentatonic music
  • Bonus performances. "Someone to watch over me" /​ by George &​ Ira Gershwin (in the manner of Art Tatum) ; Variations on "Heliotrope bouquet" by Scott Joplin ; Dick Hyman's take on "Elite syncopations" by Scott Joplin ; "Carolina shout" /​ by James P. Johnson.
Notes
  • Accompanying DVD contains performances in the form of "hands-on lessons."
  • Staff notation.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9781617740190
  • 1617740195
Dewey Number
  • 786.2
Standard Number
  • 884088534233
Music Publisher No.
  • HL00312074
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