Get an in-depth look at the piano styles of today’s top rock, pop, and jazz artists through these melodic and harmonic techniques. This book for players of all levels profiles the styles 23 iconic performers, from the pop piano of Sarah McLachlan of Local 145 (Vancouver, BC) to the classic R&B and jazz fusion of George Duke, to the timeless music of Paul McCartney. For artists, like Herbie Hancock of Local 802 (New York City) and Bruce Hornsby of Local 125 (Norfolk, VA), known for their improvisation skills, there are examples of their soloing styles. Included is a play-along CD for all of the examples in the book.
Piano Styles of 23 Pop Masters: Secrets of the Great Contemporary Players, by Mark Harrison, Hal Leonard Corporation, www.halleonard.com.