do you have any good tunes to play if i want improve my stride piano skills?
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anything by james p. johnson, i like "carolina shout", but most of his works are appreciated. there's always fats waller's works. i still think of johnson as the king of stride though. i hope this helps.
the quintessential waller piece is "handful of keys."  

tatum's "tiger rag," or anything by tatum really would be good virtuoso material.  "tea for two" was one of the stride standards that most of the pianists of the day recorded in their own arrangements.

jelly roll morton's music is awesome.  he technically pre-dates stride as a style, but it's really stride before it had a name.  almost all of his great songs have solo piano arrangements (except black bottom stomp, but even that was arranged into solo form by someone else for the sheet music).  they're all published in the complete jelly roll morton.
sorry, it's called "the collected piano music."
do you know where i can find pdf files of some of these tunes? especially johnson tunes?
especially carolina shout? :)
dude, you can google "carolina shout pdf" just as easily as the rest of us can.  however, unless these tunes are in the public domain, you really should be paying for the sheet music.
cynbad, what is to google?
oh and there i was thinking it must be a new dance.
couldn´t resist to see if anyone took the bait. :)  

did find the transcription after a while, but not with the help of mr. google. :)
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