The name is only cursory because stride is a musical language using many devices, riffs, harmonics and mixed meters such as 34 time against 44, and 68. Sometimes described as an oompah style of playing, stride piano requires that the left hand play the role of timekeeper, bass player, and chordal accompaniment all at once. It gives you pdf sheet music files and interactive sheet music for realtime transposition. Another boogielike pattern often employed by fats waller, ralph sutton, judy carmichael and others is this lefthand figure. Night on the town judy carmichael, stride pianist mad. Judy carmichael first made her name in the 1980s as a svelte, blonde bombshell who played stride pianoa virtuoso jazz style made famous in the 20s and 30s by count basie and fats waller. As exciting as this type of playing is, theres another side to the stride style. A constant constellations of double notes and sometimes chords brassily sing on top. For example, is it best to read the notes or look at the keys, or somehow do both. Print and download stardust sheet music composed by hoagy carmichael. Judy carmichael s grammynominated recording two handed stride teamed her with four giants of jazz from the count basie orchestra, red callendar, harold jones, freddie green and marshall royal. These pianists were aware of and intrigued by the european musical tradition. Id prefer learning the style so i can play any song in the style.
Classical melodies from piano, opera and orchestral literature are revisited in this unique series. Judy carmichaels complete book of stride piano by judy carmichael. Judy carmichaels complete book of stride piano carmichael, judy on. Judy carmichael you can play stride piano by judy carmichael, 9780943748795, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Learn to play stride piano part 1 of 2 cocktail piano lessons. Carmichael stardust sheet music for piano solo pdf. The name is only cursory because stride is a musical language using many. High quality and interactive, transposable in any key, play along. Perhaps the best known proponents of this style among the current crop of pianists are ralph sutton and judy carmichael.
We build upon what we have covered in the previous tutorials by introducing upper structure triads, suspended chords and a stride left hand style. Stride is a style of jazz piano playing in which the pianists left hand maintains a continuous pulse in groups of four beats by percussively playing a bass note on the first and third beats and a chord on the second and fourth beats. Students who are familiar with some of these gems will enjoy their new. Needless to say judy is a brilliant pianist and im very pleased with the book and cd. From 1921, he recorded his first stride piano compositions where he mingled syncopations with blues notes. Alfred you can play authentic stride piano by judy. Carolina shout is considered as the first recording of jazz on a piano. It offers pdf sheet music files and interactive sheet music for realtime transposition. She gives some little exercises before some of the more difficult pieces just to get you in the mood and warm up your hands. Part of the real harlem stride style is how full the right hand is against the oompah below. Stride piano produced an orchestral sound, the sound of pianists who could not afford a backing band. Judy carmichael s howto drills, notefornote arrangements and transcriptions, tips and exercises for a better stride technique, judy carmichael s latest cd, chops, featuring her personal, scintillating stride renditions.
She specializes in a rare form of pre1950s jazz, stride piano, a highly. Youll begin with judys tips and practice drills, which will get your fingers moving across the keyboard more easily than you ever thought possible, followed by her stride renditions of. Johnson recorded with the greatest blues singers and became bessie smiths favourite accompanist. He started to play in bars, cabarets and rentparties, and quickly became famous for his virtuosity and his compositions. Sheet music arranged for piano vocalchords, and singer pro in eb major transposable. Art shows, big apple, entertainment, fats waller, jazz pianist, judy carmichael, knickerbockers bar. Youve seen her on television, the internet, at festivals, and in clubs, and now shell share her secrets with you. The book consists of a few introductory exercises, and then several arrangements by ms. Jazz critic gary giddons commented, how ironic that the last man standing is a woman, as this kind of playing was long considered the private. He embellished basic ragtime syncopation, beginning with a general increase in tempo. Shes a pianist of note far and wide a female fats waller. Youll begin with carmichael s tips and practice drills, which will.
Stardust for piano solo, intermediate piano sheet music. Songs from the great american songbook, broadway, the movies and television and so much. Judy carmichael, one of the worlds top stride performers, will show you how its done. Johnson, and donald lambert to turn any song into a stride masterpiece. Grammy nominated pianistvocalist judy carmichael is one of the worlds leading interpreters of stride piano and swing. Start dreaming fantastic colors and emotions with the popular piece by hoagy carmichael for voice and other instruments fake book. Apr 19, 2012 heres a fun little 3 page about 12 minutes perf time transcription of a fun tune from the super mario universe. The left hand characteristically plays a fourbeat pulse with a single bass note, octave, major seventh or major tenth interval on the first and third beats, and a chord on. Given carmichaels mastery of stride piano a technically and physically demanding jazz style in which the players left hand plays the bass rhythms on the black keys while the right hand. Plus you can hear judy carmichael playing her arrangements of some of the most fun piano pieces ever written. The music was long associated with big, powerfulmostly blackmen, so when carmichael first emerged on the scene as a young, thin, white, exbeauty queen, it. Learn to play stride piano part 1 of 2 cocktail piano. Judy carmichael you can play authentic stride piano.
An introduction to some of the basic concepts involved in stride piano by dr k. Judy carmichael s complete book of stride piano carmichael, judy on. Judy carmichael first made her name in the 1980s as a svelte, blonde bombshell who played stride piano a virtuoso jazz style made famous in the 20s and 30s by count basie and fats waller. Alfred you can play authentic stride piano by judy carmichael. These are the things that attracted me to stride piano, a style that makes you feel better if youre down and fantastic if youre. You dont have to sight read and play, but a firm grounding in both treble and bass clefs is necessary. Aug 19, 2017 stride piano is a great style to work on if you want to improve your hand independence on the piano. Youll begin with carmichaels tips and practice drills, which will.
If you ever want to learn to play stride pianothis is the definitive book to buy. I have made my way through life as a professional musician for over fortyfive years, including having toured extensively in both the u. The style continued the ragtime tradition of a marchlike left hand seesawing between a single bass note at the bottom of the keyboard, and a chord struck in the center of the keyboard. Another precious source coming out of england is the site of the late john farrell on which you can find piano rolls, rare transcriptions and midi files. Despite the brisk pace and the syncopation, stride piano was also important in providing the foundations to bring jazz and classical music. Johnson will always be one of the finest examples of the stride feel. Ive been into ragtime for some time and i am slowly working my way through joplins pieces but i really want to get into stride. Judy carmichael born november 27, 1957 is a grammynominated jazz pianist and vocalist. Also available on itunes as an ebook click here to purchase on itunes.
Apr 25, 2014 an introduction to some of the basic concepts involved in stride piano by dr k. Judy carmichael s complete book of stride piano paperback january 1, 1987 by judy carmichael author. Bio judy carmichael stride pianist, jazz piano, vocalist. Grammy nominated pianist judy carmichael is one of the worlds leading. Plus you can learn a whole bunch of new riffs to enhance your piano chops. High quality hoagy carmichael sheet music to download. It contains a collection of songs as they are played by judy carmichael, and judy carmichael is one heckuva stride pianist. The relaxed joy of playing slow stride jazz piano keyboard. Pstride piano was once the rage with such giants as james p. Bottomend jazz born out of harlem in the 1920s, stride pianists took the basic lefthand oompah rhythm of ragtime, but played it with more swing and complexity, while the right.
Stride piano is a great style to work on if you want to improve your hand independence on the piano. Get amazed by the fabulous work by hoagy carmichael for piano solo. Judy carmichaels howto drills, notefornote arrangements and transcriptions, tips and exercises for a better stride technique, judy carmichaels latest cd, chops, featuring her personal, scintillating stride renditions. Includes exercises for mastering stride piano and piano music for 8 songs. It is inaptly so called as the left hand tends to stride or alternate between the low section of the piano and chords around the middle of the keyboard. Print and download break my stride sheet music by matthew wilder. Stride piano definition of stride piano by merriamwebster. Judy carmichaels complete book of stride piano books pics. Jan 02, 2018 should not overlook thelonious sphere monk.
Now, you can play stride piano, even if youve never attempted it before. The arrangements feature jazz styles including ragtime and blues. Harlem stride piano, stride piano, commonly abbreviated to stride, is a jazz piano style that was developed in the large cities of the east coast of the united states, mainly new york city, during the 1920s and 1930s. Johnson created stride piano by developing the game of the great ragtime pianists in a less restrictive music. Shop and buy judy carmichael you can play stride piano sheet music. Includes an high quality pdf file to download instantly. All of this sheet music provides a closer walk with the stride style of the great masters. The right hand improvises melodies and harmonies, and the result resembles a very energetic oneman band. In part 3 of this tutorial on as time goes by we will play through the whole form with 2 handed voicing.
Hoagy carmichael sheet music to download top quality pdfs. Its a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at. Arranged by bill evans, art tatum, thomas fats waller, erroll garner, dave brubeck, oscar peterson, and ahmad jamal. Harlem stride piano richer than ragtime before, stride piano offered more freedom with sounds, more flexibility in the game and came mainly under improvisation. Judy carmichaels complete book of stride piano books. Johnson, and donald lambert to turn any song into a stride masterpiece play any tune in true stride piano style adlib grace notes, flourishes, extra beats, hand rolls and other piano tricks to make your. Johnson, willie the lion smith, duke ellington and reaching its zenith in the hands of fats waller. It is a selfsufficient style of game because it fills all the sound space and it is also very visual. They range in difficulty from early intermediate to early advanced and draw on the best of what popular music has to offer. Youll begin with judy s tips and practice drills, which will get your fingers moving across the keyboard more easily than you ever thought possible, followed by her stride renditions of some of the worlds most beloved standards. Sheet music arranged for pianovocalchords, and singer pro in eb major transposable. The left hand in stride gives the piano its own full rhythm section, often a necessity before jazz bass proliferated.
Stride piano gamified jazzblues tutorial to blast your. Piano and keyboard piano smp level 8 early advanced composed by leon berry, margarita lecuona, pat johnston, george gershwin 18981937, hoagy carmichael, chick corea, miles davis, don raye, jerome kern, bud powell, and herbie hancock. Stride piano stormed the new york jazz scene of the 1920s and 30s, growing from its. As a side note, scott joplin routinely prefaced many of his compositions with the advisory never play ragtime fast. About stride piano harlem stride piano developed out of the ragtime piano styles of new york city and the east coast, also known as eastern ragtime. Audio recordings of all the tricks in the book can be heard or downloaded from the. However,most have been either arranged in one way or another, or simplified and thus are not authentic transcriptions. For intermediate to advanced pianists, written by one of the acknowledged masters of jazz piano playing. I can do tenths on the piano and jumps on the left hand. Youll whoop and youll holler with joy at her musical ride. Stride piano is a popular style of piano playing in which the left hand acts as a complete rhythm section.
The left hand characteristically plays a fourbeat pulse with a single bass note, octave, major seventh or major tenth interval. Browse ekayshacor from ekayshacor at sheet music plus. She gives some little exercises before some of the more difficult pieces. The music was long associated with big, powerfulmostly blackmen, so when carmichael first emerged on the scene as a young, thin, white, exbeauty queen, it was a shock. Sometimes described as an oompah style of playing, stride piano requires that the. Alfred publications now, you can play stride piano, even if youve never attempted it before. Stride piano definition is a style of jazz piano playing in which the right hand plays the melody while the left hand alternates between a single note and a chord played an octave or more higher. Slow stride uses the same basic technique, with the pianists left hand striding back and forth between bass notes and chords, but the tempo is slower. Count basie nicknamed her stride, acknowledging the command with which she plays this technically and physically demanding jazz piano style. Judy carmichael stride pianist, jazz piano, vocalist. Art shows, big apple, entertainment, fats waller, jazz pianist, judy carmichael, knickerbockers bar and grill, musical acts, new york city, plays, stride piano. But i do look like a stride pianisthappy and energetic and, i like to think, full of humor.
Judy carmichael on stride piano favorites jazztimes. But there was no discussion of developing stride technique. Endorsed by kenny barron, jamey aebersold, richie beirach, and more, this book presents all the information a student of jazz piano needs in an easytounderstand, yet thorough, manner. Its also great fun to play, and really useful if you like oldschool jazz and blues. Matthew wilder break my stride sheet music in eb major.1352 600 664 43 603 1293 208 1354 741 333 396 1245 140 840 927 653 313 1265 414 740 1062 78 1373 635 75 87 205 1224 1270 1430 206 711 25 881 1101 258 262 640 111 338 1235 725 879