This fun and innovative collection introduces cellists to a range of pop and rock styles. Building on the trail-blazing approach to cello playing that he developed in Ten American Cello Etudes and Ten International Cello Encores, Aaron Minsky presents the intermediate student with attractive new pieces that explore a number of technical and musical challenges.
American cellist, Aaron Minsky's compositions are standard repertoire, his music appearing in the curriculums of the ABRSM, the American String Teachers' Association, and the Australian Music Examinations Board. Aaron has given masterclasses and performances in the United States, England and Ireland, and Australia. Aaron Minsky is a D'Addario Artist and a Yamaha Artist. Also known as Von Cello, Aaron has appeared on radio and television and has performed with a wide range of artists from David Bowie and Tony Bennett to Mstislav Rostropovitch. Aaron's 'celtar' style (which combines cello and guitar technique) has entered both the popular and classical musical worlds. He had a broad musical education, studying with Harvey Shapiro and Channing Robbins of Juilliard, Jonathan Miller of the Boston Symphony, George Saslow, Einar Holm, and David Wells of Manhattan School of Music where he obtained a Master of Music degree. More information at http://www.voncello.com
Varsity Days ; Gathering of the Tribes ; The Hipster ; Tiny Dancing Bears ; Perpetual Coolness ; Mississippi Showboat ; On Top of the World ; Good Chimes ; The Prelude Waltz ; Space Cowboy