Blue moon cocktails for two dream a little dream of me fly me to the moon in other words georgia on my mind hey there i left my heart in san francisco im in the mood for love the lady is a tramp lullaby of birdland mack the knife more ti guardero nel cuore. These two variations have already been practically implemented in lovely day page 50 bars 1517 with the chords eb, abbb and eb. From cole porter to coldplay to chopin, from billy joel to broadway or brahms and bojangles, nights with carl in the piano bar are always something else. Journey through the classics is a fourvolume piano repertoire series designed to lead students seamlessly from the earliest classics to the intermediate masterworks. We will work step by step through this chapter on elementary basic principles. This book with cd provides piano students with carefully chosen collections of the very best keyboard literature from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The boogie woogie march fiddler on the roof i taut i taw a puddytat matchmaker from fiddler on the roof once upon a december from anastasia over the rainbow from the wizard of oz superman theme this is it. Bill hilton has released a 60 page annotated cocktail piano ebook and accompanying 1. Its a busy world, sure, and theres hardly time to do the important things at the top of your todo list. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. My background is in classical, i am at abrsm diploma level. Much better than the normal song books which have the melody line plus a bit of accompaniment.
Repertoire in general, pianists should have about 1 hour of material that they can play competently before being ready for a solo piano gig. Level 5 popular repertoire cd faber piano adventures. These inviting compositions provide ample reinforcement of skills and concepts learned in the correspondinglevel piano lessons books. Listen free to jim haskins cocktail piano 1 these foolish things, fly me to the moon in other words and more. Repertoire my repertoire is too large to be able to list here in its entirety so i have listed below the songs i am most frequently asked to play. As a matter of fact, familiarizing yourself with three exceptionally easy strategies and allowing yourself to be just sensitive enough with your use of them will put you in the drivers seat when it comes to sounding pro more quickly than you might have imagined up. Piano repertoire level 10 book 2015 edition the juilliard store. Playing jazz requires a reasonable amount of repertoire ready to be played at a moments notice no pun intended.
Nov 22, 2009 it was a very nice stint there, i got along very well with the friendly staff and guests. Apr 01, 2015 celebration series, is a comprehensive series of repertoire and etudes for piano presenting a wellrounded collection of music from the baroque era to the present day. Jun 29, 2014 page 1 of 2 background cocktail bar piano repertoire posted in viva piano. Here, we make playing cocktail piano as easy as 123. Fantasia by georg telemann piano essential keyboard. Learn some basic chord progressions before you learn standards. Cocktail piano by various softcover sheet music for. Read cocktail piano jazz piano solos series volume 31 by hal leonard corp. Melody by baumfelder alfreds basic piano library repertoire book level 2.
Each level contains a repertoire book with cd and a technique book, both with convenient pagebypage correlation. Mellencamp all my life karla bonoff amazing grace traditional angel eyes hiattkoller annies song john denver. Use this index to familiarize yourself with the music in each book and to assist you in selecting music for your. Some good places to look for repertoire lists include professional teachers organizations, wellknown collegeuniversity music departments, and organizations that sponsor piano competitions. Bill hilton has released a 60 page annotated cocktail piano e. Kjos music company is dedicated to providing the highest quality in music education publications and events featuring our highly acclaimed composers. Etudes carefully selected and graded for the steady and progressive development of musicianship and technique. We do the classical and baroque book and the romantic and twentieth century books. They have lots of good pieces and the layout is very easy to read and there are very few typos.
My piano teacher uses these books for many years and he told me to buy this book. Pop there are some tunes in the cocktail piano repertoire that are more traditionally thought of as pop, but have a very distinctive jazz or piano centric vibe, such as the following. The popular repertoire book combines popular hits with imaginative activity pages that explore rhythm, note reading, and theory fundamentals. Keith snell series sheet music book by keith snell. This section lists the music in all the piano repertoire books alphabetically by composer. Well look at the basics of chord extension, basic chord substitution. The joy of scales shows you how to break your major scales up, get creative and make fills. Blue moon cocktails for two dream a little dream of me. Baroque, classical, romantic, 20th century and 21st century.
These volumes are the ultimate resource for examinations, recitals, festivals, competitions, auditions, and per. Next articlepiano fingerings for 15 natural minor scales. This pretty much opens us up to playing music from almost any genre of our choice as long as we are playing it in a fashion that compliments a given ambience. There are many books above a beginners level that include some decent repertoire. May 03, 2016 its a busy world, sure, and theres hardly time to do the important things at the top of your todo list. Baroque repertoire prelude in c minor, bwv 999 composed by johann sebastian bach les carillons composed by johann philipp kirnberger aria in g major composed by georg philipp telemann little prelude in e minor, bwv 941 composed by johann sebastian bach sarabande in d minor composed by george frideric handel burlesca in d major composed by johann ludwig krebs sonata in a major, k 83. Diatonic harmony by diatonic harmony, we mean the chords that can be created using the notes of the normal major scales.
My best advice would be to not memorize the music just practice before your gig and make sure you can do the page turns without interrupting the music. The piano repertoire books provide a representative collection of pieces from the baroque, classical, romantic, and contemporary style periods. The repertoire book are written to supplement and reinforce the music fundamentals that the student is learning at this level of advancement. Featuring an outstanding spectrum of piano literature, each book includes high quality recordings to inspire practice and performance. Ashokan farewell change the world recorded by eric clapton the greatest love of all recorded. Baroque and classical features composers and music of the 17th and 18th. Want to take you jazz playing to the next level with a monthly jazz. A tutorial for all those people who have been asking for. Piano repertoire 9 by the royal conservatory music. Preparatory a piano repertoire by the royal conservatory. In this lesson, youre going to learn 3 exercises to master cocktail jazz piano improv. Cocktail piano standards by softcover audio online sheet.
I was thinking on one day perhaps i should create a thread to aid forumers here in learning piano repertoire. The royal conservatory piano syllabus, 2015 edition. The keith snell piano series presents the highest quality piano literature by leading composers of all musical periods in a graduated series of 11 levels. May 08, 2017 exploring more repertoire than you ever thought possible. If you know the composer and the title of a piece you are looking for, use this index to locate the book and level in which it appears. Thats probably between 1015 tunes, and its best if theyre memorized.
Theme from the bugs bunny show were off to see the wizard. Level 3 works through the keys of c, am, g, em, f, and dm. Celebration series, is a comprehensive series of repertoire and etudes for piano presenting a wellrounded collection of music from the baroque era to the present day. Piano solos book 3 revised edition hal leonard student. Bill hilton has released a 60 page annotated cocktail piano e book and accompanying 1. I could do with some of your collective wisdom ive been asked to play some background piano music at an event where people will be chatting over the music and milling around. These inviting compositions provide ample reinforcement of skills and concepts learned in the corresponding level piano lessons books. For example, the california association of professiona. Level 3a popular repertoire faber piano adventures. The seven pieces inside this tempting book were composed for beethovens jubilee year 2020. It is 12 levels more difficult than alfred and similar student books. Cool, jazzy arrangements of 23 mostrequested standards at the piano lounge, including. So how exactly are you supposed to build a piano repertoire of your own for those really out of the loop, a standard piano repertoire list is just a bunch of songs that a pianist can play well without needing to practice first into the zero free time you have in your hectic schedule.
Piano repertoire level 6 book 2015 edition the juilliard. Cocktail piano learning a song in cocktail piano style youtube. Featuring an outstanding spectrum of piano literature, each book includes high quality recordings to inspire. Her rich and expressive style encompasses a wide variety of music including pop. So, you see, when we refer to someone playing in a cocktail piano style, what we really might be describing is solo piano playing that compliments a given scenario. In stock usually ships in mf days guaranteed same day shipping for orders with ups 1, 2 or 3days shipping method selected not usps. Rcm celebration series 2015 piano repertoire, level 5. When used together, the books give students a deep understanding of the art of music, performance practices, and the necessary skills to play the piano with technical ease. Accompaniments on two cds that correspond with the popular repertoire level 5 book ff23. Melody by baumfelder alfreds basic piano library repertoire.
I spent about a year on this book and i have come to love the music in it very much. Songs of the 50 s songs of the 60s songs of the 70s songs of the 80s songs of the 90s. Can you drop your hands on a ii v7 i in g or bb without much thought. Currently headlining in the commodore club on queen victoria, carl presents a unique and versatile performance every night. Is there a list available of major piano repertoire that. Judy bowen has played cocktail piano music at wedding receptions, corporate events, yachts, restaurants, malls, country clubs and private parties in the milwaukee and chicago areas. Notated in an accessible easy piano format, theyre ideal to use in the 40 piece challenge to mix things up a bit. These volumes are the ultimate resource for examinations, recitals, festivals, competitions, auditions, and personal enjoyment. Cocktail piano arrangements demonstrations using elements from all of the videos above 8.
Ive learnt some lessons along the way and i will share them here in my blog. Sample cocktail piano list 1,2,3,4 higgenson 100 years john ondrasik a love until the end of time connors holdridge a whiter shade of pale brookerreid aint even done with the night j. I will list the most popular composers in the piano repertoire and group some of their most popular pieces for different levels so students can use this guide to provide them a good standard repertoire progression in their studies. Book 3 piano solos books feature original performance repertoire from 14 different composers. I bought a ton of jazz standards arranged by lee evans and then changed things to sound the way i wanted. If you have a favourite piece of music that you cant find on my list please let me know and whenever possible i will play this for you. Bill hilton has released a 60 page annotated cocktail.
Pop there are some tunes in the cocktail piano repertoire that are more traditionally thought of as pop, but have a very distinctive jazz or pianocentric vibe, such as the following. Elementary pianists can begin playing from the preparatory level after completing a primer level of any piano method. Proceeding from level one through level ten ensures steady and thorough progress as students advance in their study of piano repertoire. Dec 26, 2014 melody by baumfelder alfreds basic piano library repertoire book level 2. The graded pieces are presented in a progressive order and feature a variety of classical favorites essential to any piano students educational foundation. The exploring piano classics series pairs motivating performance repertoire with thoughtful technical studies. Georgia on my mind cocktail piano style, starts around 0. Page 1 of 2 backgroundcocktail bar piano repertoire posted in viva piano. Great collection of pieces for students at this level. It was a very nice stint there, i got along very well with the friendly staff and guests.
Cocktail piano standards paperback october 1, 2005. Piano keyboard smp level 6 late intermediate 15 lush solo arrangements of 15 jazz classics. Basic piano adventures, level 5, popular cd included, midi included accompaniments on two cds that correspond with the popular repertoire level 5 book ff23. Backgroundcocktail bar piano repertoire viva piano forums. A full list is available here 40 piece challenge challenge ideas grade one piano repertoire uncategorized easy piano hal leonard. To be able to develop your own stylish piano arrangements from songs you first need a good fundamental knowledge of harmony. Most requested cocktail piano tunes cocktail piano lessons. Oct 27, 20 teacher demo this book contains 100 yes, 100. Piano repertoire level 6 book 2015 edition the juilliard store. Sample cocktail piano list 1,2,3,4 higgenson 100 years john ondrasik a love until the end of time connors holdridge a whiter shade of pale brookerreid. Hal leonard piano solo songbook intermediate to advanced piano arrangements with no lyrics. Incredible value for money, and a very well thought out selection of.1000 866 1471 111 154 550 52 842 200 797 616 1252 427 1131 1451 313 1075 46 1050 114 1244 886 1457 585 1429 634 1328 465 1070 61 867 501 384 1035 265 682 496 551 337 1063