From the start of his intermittent side career as a jazz pianist, esteemed conductor and composer Andre Previn has shown more feeling for the form than most classical artists who cross over. Going beyond a recreational involvement in improvised music, he has deepened his playing since skimming stylistic surfaces on his bestselling My Fair Lady album of nearly 50 years ago. Now 78, he gives us what may be his most satisfying jazz recording in Alone: Ballads for Solo Piano. The solo format allows him to reflect his debt to piano masters including Art Tatum, Erroll Garner, and Bud Powell in ways his work with trios and combos hasn't, while showing off his super-refined lyrical touch with its sophisticated sense of color.
A selection of lyrical music "Best Of Love Ballads Vol. 02" – heartfelt and sincere work, in which everyone will find their common ground. The album is well matched and You will want to listen to it several times. Definitely a highlight of the main leaders among the songs, perhaps, impossible, as all the songs are very different, but they have in common is an atmosphere of mutual feelings that are expressed in song lyrics.
'Every Guitar Hero Needs a Ballad'. That is what our co-founder Jan Cyrka said when we decided to create our first ever JTC original full length album. Vai, Satriani, you name them…they have one! So we spoke to a number of the artists on our glittering roster and asked them to compose their ultimate ballad. The result is a powerful album that is full of pure emotion and drive and takes you on a journey through the minds of 11 incredibly talented guitar players and composers.
Retrouvez en partitions arrangées pour Piano Facile 24 ballades romantiques et mélancoliques, indispensable au repertoire du pianiste !