Pianologist ‘Live’ Again

This is a video of pianologist performing on a tune loosely based on Kenny G’s song “G Bop”. I heard this song on youtube sometime ago, and have only a vague memory of how it goes. The bassist in the video hasn’t even heard it before, and was just relying on the bassline and chords…

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Sebastião Tapajós – Tocata para Billy Blanco

Hello! I’m a new colaborator of Pianologist.com and I’m sending my newest transcription done today. It’s a brazilian piece by Sebastião Tapajós (Guitar) with Gilson Peranzzeta on piano. Lots of Baroque influence. Recorded on the album “Lado a Lado” (1988). Have fun! Download the pdf file: Sebastião Tapajós – Tocata Para Billy Blanco Sebastião Tapajós…

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Transcription of Nat King Cole’s Piano Solo on Route 66

Transcription of Nat King Cole’s Piano Solo on Route 66, with brief theoretical analysis. The great Nat King Cole did a beautiful piano solo over popular tune Route 66 in this youtube video: Here’s the transcription of his improvised piano solo in PDF format: nat-king-cole-piano-solo-on-route-66 Observe the first few bars of the transcription, a motif…

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