Texas Piano

VA - Texas Piano Blues 1929-1948 (1991) [Story Of Blues Series]  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 9, 2014
VA - Texas Piano Blues 1929-1948 (1991) [Story Of Blues Series]

VA - Texas Piano Blues 1929-1948 (1991) [Story Of Blues Series]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 252 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320/Stereo) ~ 160 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Piano Blues, Texas Blues | Label: RST Blues Documents, DA Music | # 3509-2 | Time: 01:03:47

This is a good collection of piano-accompanied vocals sporting bluesmen who worked the lumber camps and oil fields of rural Texas, as well as the red-light districts of cities like Galveston and Houston. Big Boy Knox shows a strong city influence in his decorative right-hand work, as does Robert Cooper, whose playing points to the influence of Fats Waller. Joe Pullem is on board with his hit, "Black Gal," which is perhaps overstated by three takes and a variation. The vocals are good, however, and the piano playing is uniformly excellent. Stylistically, this music falls somewhere between ragtime, blues, and vaudeville.

Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Dec. 3, 2016
Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)

Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 81:52 | 362 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 459684

Chopin's two piano concertos have long been admired more as pianistic vehicles than as integrated works for piano and orchestra. But in his revelatory new recording, Krystian Zimerman suggests otherwise: The opening orchestral tuttis have so much more light, shade, orchestral color, and detail, you wonder if they've been rewritten. Every gesture, every instrumental solo is so specifically characterized that by the time the piano makes a dramatic entrance, the pieces have become operas without words.

The Knickerbocker All-Stars - Texas Rhody Blues (2016)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Oct. 27, 2016
The Knickerbocker All-Stars - Texas Rhody Blues (2016)

The Knickerbocker All-Stars - Texas Rhody Blues (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 351 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 117 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 63 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Electric Blues, Texas Blues, Rhythm & Blues | JP Cadilac Records #JPS1003

Texas Rhody Blues, featuring Jimmie Vaughan and Duke Robillard, is the third Knickerbocker All-Stars CD release. This CD has its roots in The Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals of the late 1950s and early ‘60s which turned many white soul searchers on to blues, rhythm and blues, and jump blues…
King Crimson - University of Texas, Arlington, Texas - October 06, 1973 (2006) {2CD DGM 16/44 Official Digital Download}

King Crimson - University of Texas, Arlington, Texas - October 06, 1973 (2006) {2CD DGM 16/44 Official Digital Download}
FLAC (tracks) - 16bit/44kHz - Official Digital Download (dgmlive.com) -> 584 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 222 Mb | Artwork (pdf+jpg) | 5% repair rar
© 1973, 2006 Discipline Global Mobile / King Crimson / DGMlive.com
Rock / Progressive Rock / Art Rock

With over a dozen dates under their belts Crimson were really hitting their stride, playing a high-energy show and unveiling new material such as The Night Watch, Lament and Fracture. In the latter’s case, it’s so new that the paint is still wet with a couple of sticky moments evident around the intro. However, the real surprise comes around the 6.30 mark in Fracture - with an unreleased section they later discarded, propelled by a mighty Wetton bass line that reappears on Red’s Starless. An improvised section prior to those familiar rasping chords adds a pinch of wonder to this tale of the unexpected, making it a glimpse of an alternative Fracture.
Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War

Nigel Cliff, "Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War"
ISBN: 006233316X | 2016 | EPUB | 464 pages | 4 MB

VA - Classic Piano Blues: From Smithsonian Folkways (2008)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Aug. 25, 2015
VA - Classic Piano Blues: From Smithsonian Folkways (2008)

VA - Classic Piano Blues: From Smithsonian Folkways (2008)
Blues, Piano Blues | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 64 min | 149 MB
Label: Smithsonian Folkways | Rel: 2008

Storyville nightclubs, Beale Street juke joints, gambling houses, barrelhouse bars in the lumber and turpentine camps of East Texas - these were the places African American piano bluesmen called home. Born of ragtime and hard times, the piano blues migrated with its players from the deep South to the urban North. Classic Piano Blues revisits raucous boogie-woogie and blues legends Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon, Champion Jack Dupree, Speckled Red, Meade "Lux" Lewis, Lead Belly, Little Brother Montgomery, Roosevelt Sykes, James P. Johnson, and more, in 20 tracks drawn from the well of the Folkways Collections.

Piano For Life  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at May 21, 2015
Piano For Life

Piano For Life
3xDVDRip | MP4/AVC, ~779 kb/s | 720x496 | Duration: 04:26:06 | English: AAC, 224 kb/s (2 ch) | 2.1 GB
Genre: Piano Lessons

Instructional series in harmony with traditional instruction that specializes in teaching the aspiring pianist all of the important skills.

Donald Fagen - Concepts for Jazz/Rock Piano  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at May 20, 2015
Donald Fagen - Concepts for Jazz/Rock Piano

Donald Fagen - Concepts for Jazz/Rock Piano
DVDRip | AVI/XviD, ~1185 kb/s | 720x480 | Duration: 01:11:43 | English: MP3, 192 kb/s (2 ch) | + PDF Booklet | 712 MB
Genre: Piano Lessons

Gain rare insight into the musical thinking of one of the most influential popular songwriters and arrangers in America. Donald Fagen analyses three Steely Dan hits ("Chain Lightning," "Peg," "Josie") and two solo works from his Grammy-nominated album Kamakiriad ("On The Dunes," "Teahouse On The Tracks"). These songs use familiar blues and R&B structures, and Donald explains how, by altering the bass line and chordal qualities, he transformed them into sophisticated jazz-rock compositions. You'll trace the development of increasingly complex pieces as Donald and Warren Bernhardt reveal each tune's singular structure, harmonic and rhythmic characteristic, intro ideas and other devices.

The Piano Styles of Dr John [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at May 16, 2015
The Piano Styles of Dr John [repost]

The Piano Styles of Dr John
2xDVD5 | NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | MPEG2 ~5174 kbps | English: AC3, 192 kb/s (2 ch) | 00:57:30 + 01:02:25 | 2.07 GB + 2.24 GB
Genre: Piano Lessons

We are very excited and honored to be able to offer a DVD by one of America's most important and distinctive musical voices. In a far ranging conversation with noted record producer and Saturday Night Live musical director Hal Willner, Mac Rebennack (a.k.a. Dr John) performs his remarkable music, discusses his influences, and shares early musical memories and intriguing stories of a life in the music business.

Essays on Artistic Piano Playing by Silvio Scionti  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at Jan. 24, 2015
Essays on Artistic Piano Playing by Silvio Scionti

Essays on Artistic Piano Playing by Silvio Scionti
English | May 1, 1998 | ISBN: 1574410415 | 140 Pages | EPUB | 2,1 MB