https://www.amazon.com/o/asin/184328619x/102-5770088-3997755?subscriptionid=13jrh2ktqhypwfajsjr2

there's a whole list of these books. any opinion on the level required?

i'm only on my second year here, but i'm usually pretty disciplined, so challenges are ok.  
here's my latest video to see my level:


at the same, i've found doug's video a little too difficult to play. (is there an easiest one?).  

in any event, i'm looking for solo piano.  

thanks!
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silly me i just noticed this site:

https://www.musicbooksnow.com/975250.html

had "look inside"

from the look of it, it seems totally doable, but i guess i get to try before i buy.

nevertheless, your comments on quality are most welcome.
hi,  

these are some of the best solo piano arrangement books you can get your hands on.  the arrangements come from the great piano today magazine (used to be keyboard stylings, then piano style i think).  the arrangements are done by some of the biggest names in piano.

i dont have them, but i get the subscription (used to, i guess) and i've learned more about tasty voicings from them than from anything else.  

i knew a guy in asia who put those arrangements into spiral ring books and played them on his gig, right from the music.
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those books are almost as useful as mine ;)
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i actually subscribed to pianotoday about a month ago (based on a comment you posted about solo piano). and eagerly waiting for my first issue.  

i've been working off trio arrangements (etudes), and i really really enjoy them. they are a great tool to develop jazz technique, ear and swing.

but they simply don't work for solo piano. and i'm at the point where i'd like to develop a repertoire.  

applying simple x+y rules simply doesn't cut it. i want tasty voicings.  

about your book, i've been on exercise 2 for about 2 weeks (10-15 mins) a day now. i am discovering things i had no idea. this simple stride scale exercise really forces me to look at chords and shapes another way. i really think it's gonna make a difference.  
so thanks for that!  

and for the review.
that's great to hear!  of course i think my book is useful, but i already know the stuff i put in it, so to hear that it's giving you some new pathways into your music is very good to hear.
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thank you for sharing your video. cool stuff.
thank you 7!
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