Sammy Cahn President, Songwriter's Hall of Fame I have "High Hopes" this book can teach you to play -- "All the way" -- and you know you can't "Call Me Irresponsible."
Norman Monath has taught piano and has professionally for more than 25 years. He has written numerous songs, some in collaboration with Hal David and Cahn. During his tenure as music editor at Simon and Schuster, he edited the songbooks of Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Burt Bacharach/Hal David, Cole Porter and many others.See all Product Description
Nothing ever going to teach you to be a piano pro in 10 easy lessons, but this book covers a lot of ground in 10 lessons, and I recommend it for beginners and more advanced... Read morePublished on May 14 2013 by Collin C. Carbno
I never played a instrument before. But after reading this book I am playing after the 3rd lesson. Piano is now easy.
Anyone wanting to learn to play quick buy this book.
While this title is somewhat dated (1984) it represents one of the best pop piano tutorials presently in print. Read morePublished on Aug. 31 2003 by J. Janssen
Concise, fast & easy. But don't ever think you can get away without disciplined studying & memorizing. Read morePublished on Nov. 10 2002 by Pat Bishon
Nothing here but a load of chords. Try one of those "how to play from fake books", or the "pop piano book" to learn real ideas on rhythm and filling in. Read morePublished on Aug. 30 2002
If you really want to learn to PLAY (not bang on) the piano, get a well-qualified piano teacher instead of a product like this. Read morePublished on Aug. 14 2002
First, it loses a star (as will any book meant to be placed before an instrument with normal binding) because the binding is wrong. Read morePublished on Aug. 11 2002 by COL James D. Bass, Ph.D.
I love this book. I used to wonder how people play the piano and envy them. Now after reading this book I can play several songs and am able to read music notes. Read morePublished on June 27 2002 by Abraman