This new collection is a celebration of easy-intermediate solos for the American pianist. Includes over 160 solos, separated into eight sections and illustrated with folksy designs and woodcut engravings throughout. Contents include:
All Over This Land: Songs from every corner of the country, from "Yellow Rose of Texas" to "Give My Regards to Broadway" to "Chicago" to "way Down Yonder in New Orleans" to "Dallas Blues" to "Aloha Oe!"
Celebrate America: Popular patriotic songs, including themes from the different branches of the military, Sousa marches, George M. Cohan songs, "American Patrol, " "America the Beautiful" and many more.
Jazz Standards & Showstoppers: Jazz is America's original contribution to world musical culture, and this section includes jazz standards by Gershwin, Kern, Irving Berlin, and others.
Novelty Solos: Includes Joplin rags, "Bugle Call Rag" by Eubie Blake, and others.
Hymns and Celebrations: Favorite spirituals, hymns and Christmas carols.
Classical Gems, Romantic Favorites, Orchestral Themes: The remainder of this collection includes solo arrangements of favorite classical pieces, beloved and played by American pianists and a tribute to the heritage of the countries they emigrated from. ©2006, 320-pages, spiral-bound.