The Peanuts Illustrated Songbook - PianoRegular price $31.95
Piano/Keyboard - SMP Level 5 (Intermediate)
Composed by Vince Guaraldi. Piano Solo Songbook. Jazz and TV. Songbook. With chord names, introductory text and color illustrations (does not include words to the songs). 120 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.313178).
Item Number: HL.313178
ISBN 0634030906. 9x12 inches. With an introduction by Hank Bordowitz.
This coffee-table quality songbook is a celebration of the art of Charles Schulz and the music of Vince Guaraldi. Within its stunning full-color, high-gloss pages are: an introduction by veteran music journalist Hank Bordowitz, which provides background on how the Schulz/Mendelson/Guaraldi collaboration came to be, and reflections from fellow musicians influenced by Guaraldi's music; and piano solo arrangements of 30 terrific tunes, each featuring a Peanuts illustration by Schulz. The songs include: Baseball Theme * Blue Charlie Brown * The Christmas Song * Christmas Time Is Here * Freda (With the Naturally Curly Hair) * Happiness Theme * He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown * Linus and Lucy * Oh, Good Grief * The Pebble Beach Theme * Peppermint Patty * Red Baron * Schroeder * Skating * You're in Love, Charlie Brown * and more. This book will be an absolute treasure for any Peanuts or jazz fan!!