Note for Note
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.
|Marian McPartland writes:|
"The combination of a CD-ROM with a companion Book and CD of Oscar Peterson's music will be irresistible to music lovers and students alike; it has something for everybody. One can open the numerous files on the CD-ROM for study, and listen to the music as well, or just sit back and enjoy the CD. There are 18 of Oscar's own compositions to listen to and absorb. For anyone wanting to know more about Oscar Peterson's creative world, nothing could be more perfect than this musical bonanza."
-Marian McPartland (Award-winning jazz pianist Marian McPartland is the host of Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz on National Public Radio)
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. 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 for Big Scotia|
|Blues of the Prairies||Chicago Blues|
|Gay's Blues||Greasy Blues|
|Hogtown Blues||Hymn To Freedom|
|Kelly's Blues||The Smudge|
|Oscar's Boogie||Place St-Henri|
|R.B. Blues||Riff Blues|
|Ron's Blues||Texas Blues|
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.
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OSCAR PETERSON: MUSIC IN THE KEY OF OSCAR - Video
Oscar Peterson Note for Note - Bk & CD
Oscar Peterson - The Life of a Legend - Video
OSCAR PETERSON PLAYS DUKE ELLINGTON - Trancriptions
OSCAR PETERSON - JAZZ PIANO SOLOS,Trancriptions
OSCAR PETERSON TRIOS - Trancriptions
OSCAR PETERSON ORIGINALS - Trancriptions
OSCAR PETERSON - JAZZ EXERCISES, MINUETS, ETUDES & PIECES FOR PIANO
THE OSCAR PETERSON TRIO CANADIANA SUITE, 2ND EDITION (PIANO)
OSCAR PETERSON CD ROM