The Art of Billy Strayhorn
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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|Publisher||Cherry Lane Music|
| Media ||Softcover|
| Format ||Piano|
| Length x Width x Height||12 x 9 x 0.168 inches |
| Shipping Weight||0.44 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL2501103|
| ISBN ||1603780343|
| EAN ||9781603780346|
| 1st Publication Date||06/2010|