"over the rainbow"

John Kember

"over the rainbow" and 9 other well known songs by Harold Arlen

Self-published
"over the rainbow" is a collection of ten original solo piano arrangements, by John Kember, of well known songs by Harold Arlen. It comes with a CD containing each of these pieces, played by John. Including: "Stormy Weather", "That Old Black Magic", "I’ve Got the World on a String", "Let’s Fall in Love" and of course, "Over the Rainbow".
First published in 2014, "over the rainbow" is intended for Intermediate level to Advanced level. It has 10 arrangements on 28 pages.
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CD Included!
Includes CD of all 10 pieces plus 3 bonus tracks, played by John Kember

The Song Book Series: "over the rainbow"

Music by Harold Arlen (1905 - 1986), in arrangements for solo piano by John Kember

I've got the world on a string
Cotton Club Parade (1932) - Ted Koehler
One for my baby (and one more for the road)
The Sky's the Limit (with Fred Astaire) (1943) - Johnny Mercer
That old black magic
Star Spangled Rhythm (1942) - Johnny Mercer
Over the rainbow
Wizard of Oz (1938) - Yip Harburg
It's only a paper moon
Take a chance (1933) - Billy Rose & Yip Harburg
Let's fall in love
1933 -'It should happen to you' (1954) - Johnny Mercer
Stormy weather
Cotton Club Revue (1933) - Ted Koehler
Get happy
The Nine-Fifteen Revue (1930) - Ted Koehler
Blues in the night
Film 'Blues in the Night' (1941) - Johnny Mercer
I had myself a true love
The St Louis Woman (1946) - Johnny Mercer

The CD includes these ten tracks, plus three bonus tracks:

I get along without you very well
Hoagy Carmichael
Can't help lovin' that man
Jerome Kern
Cheek to cheek
Irving Berlin

CD recorded at Porcupine Studios, London

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"blue moon" and 9 other well known songs by Richard Rogers (Self)
"blue moon" is a collection of ten original solo piano arrangements, by John Kember, of well known songs by Richard Rogers. It comes with a CD containing each of these pieces, played by John. Including: "Manhattan", "My Funny Valentine", "My Favorite Things", "The Lady is a Tramp" and of course, "Blue Moon".
"ev'ry time we say goodbye" and 9 other well known songs by Cole Porter (Self)
"ev'ry time we say goodbye" is a collection of ten original solo piano arrangements, by John Kember, of well known songs by Cole Porter. It comes with a CD containing each of these pieces, played by John. Including: "It’s all right with me", "Just one of those things", "I’ve got you under my skin", "Night and Day" and of course, "Ev’ry time we say Goodbye".
"i got rhythm" and 9 other well known songs by George Gershwin (Self)
"i got rhythm" is a collection of ten original solo piano arrangements, by John Kember, of well known songs by George Gershwin. It comes with a CD containing each of these pieces, played by John. Including: "Fascinating Rhythm", "It Ain’t Necessarily So", "Someone To Watch Over Me", "Summertime" and of course, "I Got Rhythm".
"satin doll" and 9 other well known songs by 'Duke' Ellington (Self)
"satin doll" is a collection of ten original solo piano arrangements, by John Kember, of well known songs by Duke Ellington. It comes with a CD containing each of these pieces, played by John. Including: "I Got It Bad…", "It Don’t Mean A Thing …", "Sophisticated Lady", "Mood Indigo" and of course, "Satin Doll",
"smoke gets in your eyes" and 9 other songs by Jerome Kern (Self)
"smoke gets in your eyes" is a collection of ten original solo piano arrangements, by John Kember, of well known songs by Jerome Kern. It comes with a CD containing each of these pieces, played by John. Including: "The Way You Look Tonight", "All the Things You Are", "Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man", "Yesterdays" and of course, "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes".
"stardust" and 9 other well known songs by Hoagy Carmichael (Self)
"stardust" is a collection of ten original solo piano arrangements, by John Kember, of well known songs by Hoagy Carmichael. It comes with a CD containing each of these pieces, played by John. Including: "The Nearness of You", "Skylark", "Georgia on my Mind", "I get along without you" and of course, "Stardust".
"top hat" and 9 other well known songs by Irving Berlin (Self)
"top hat" is a collection of ten original solo piano arrangements, by John Kember, of well known songs by Irving Berlin. It comes with a CD containing each of these pieces, played by John. Including:", "Blue Skies", "Isn’t this a lovely day", "Cheek to cheek", "Let’s face the music and dance" and of course, "Top Hat"
"moon river" the best of the rest (Self)
"moon river" is a collection of sixteen original solo piano arrangements, by John Kember, of well known songs - those where the title immediately brings a melody to mind. It comes with a CD containing each of these pieces, played by John.