Oscar Peterson "Note-for-Note" Transcriptions and Audio CD from PG Music
Transcriptions of Classic Recordings and Accompanying Audio CD Transcriptions of Oscar Peterson's Jazz piano performances are understandably rare. The transcendent virtuosity of this legendary Jazz genius presents a daunting challenge to anyone attempting to render his live performances "note-for-note." Gifted Jazz pianist Miles Black has proven equal to the challenge in Oscar Peterson: Note-for-Note. This is an authorized volume of 18 full-length transcriptions, all taken directly from original recordings and all personally selected and approved by Oscar Peterson.
8 Classic Originals - Oscar Peterson is a brilliant Jazz composer, as well as an award-winning writer of music for film and television. Oscar Peterson: Note-for-Note includes eight of his original compositions, among them three selections from the landmark Canadiana Suite, and the stirring civil rights anthem Hymn to Freedom.
10 Brilliant Blues - The blues as performed by Oscar Peterson are informed with the rich harmonic complexity and remarkable rhythmic facility that characterize all of his music. The ten right-hand transcriptions in Oscar Peterson: Note-for-Note dramatically illustrate the possibilities of a simple musical form in the hands of a true master. Over 100 choruses of blues for you to learn, complete with dynamics markings.
A 'Must-Have' Book for Educators and Jazz Buffs - These rare transcriptions of 18 classic selections are an essential addition to the libraries of Jazz fans, students, musicians and educators. They are the key to an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the musical genius of Oscar Peterson.
Audio CD Included - Each transcription in Oscar Peterson: Note-for-Note is accompanied by a recording by pianist Miles Black, precisely matched to the written transcription. This allows you to hear the music as it is to be played, complete with the backing bass and drums for selected tunes. The enclosed audio CD can be played on any home CD player or on the CD drive of any sound capable computer.
Transcriptions in this Book: The 18 transcriptions included here cover much of Oscar Peterson's career, selected from songs recorded from 1947 to 1995:
- Blues Etude
- Blues of the Prairies
- Gay's Blues
- Hogtown Blues
- Kelly's Blues
- Oscar's Boogie
- RB Blues
- Ron's Blues
- Blues for Big Scotia
- Chicago Blues
- Greasy Blues
- Hymn to Freedom
- The Smudge
- Night Time
- Place St-Henri
- Riff Blues
- Texas Blues
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