Publications

Books by Susan Deas

Improvisation for Classically-Trained Pianists: How to Play from Chord Charts

Improvisation for Classically-Trained Pianists: How to play from chord charts

This book teaches you how to play from music which has a melody line and chord symbols. It takes you through a step-by-step process, with plenty of practice examples, that will give you the freedom to play with confidence.

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Improvising from Lead Charts: Attitudes of Australian Piano Teachers

Improvising from Lead Charts: Attitudes of Australian Piano Teachers

A thesis submitted in 2007 examing teachers’ attitudes to improvisation and playing from lead charts, exploring barriers to the teaching of these essential skills.

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Songs from Darling Street

Songs from Darling Street: 12 Songs of Worship

A book of contemporary worship songs, including three brand new songs, and nine new tunes to classic old hymns. In a more contemporary worship context, these new tunes give the terrific old words new life and meaning.

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