MILWAUKEE - Jason Lyle Black is an award-winning pianist, composer and entertainer with over 10 years of experience in the music industry. Black has been featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America, Huffington Post and more, produced a #2 Billboard New Age Album, Piano Preludes, and amassed over 30 million views on his music videos. Now, Black has been commissioned to arrange a series of medleys in his distinctive style for a new Hal Leonard songbook, Disney Medleys for Piano Solo.
"It has been an amazing honor to work with Hal Leonard and Disney on such an exciting project," Black notes. "Like all of us, I grew up loving the Disney classics. And since my first concerts years ago, I have made Disney songs part of the live concert experience for my fans. So, to now be able to retell these songs in a way personal to me has been pure artistic joy."
Featuring over 35 songs from 10 classic Disney films, Disney Medleys contains many of the iconic songs that have helped Disney become one of the most dominating forces in movies. Whether you're looking for a medley from the recent Disney hit movie Moana, featuring the songs "How Far I'll Go," "We Know the Way," and "You're Welcome," or a medley featuring "The Bare Necessities" and "I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)" from the classic hit The Jungle Book, Disney Medleys has everything needed to enjoy Disney tunes. Additional medleys include songs from: Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Hercules, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, and Mulan.
In addition to the 10 medleys featured in the book, arranger notes from Black are also included. Disney Medleys for Piano Solo is available for $16.99. Jason Lyle Black's first book for Hal Leonard, Distinctive Piano Solos, is also available for $14.99, featuring arrangements of songs by Maroon 5, Imagine Dragons, Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson, and more. The songbooks are available from music and bookstores everywhere or by visiting www.halleonard.com.
About Hal Leonard
Founded in 1947, Hal Leonard is the world's largest music print educational publisher and digital content provider, producing educational materials, songbooks, sheet music, reference books, DVDs, magazines, eBooks, digital sheet music, apps and more. The company is also a major distributor of music technology products, selling and marketing the most popular software, hard goods and accessories available today, to musicians and recording enthusiasts around the world. In its more than 220,000 available publications and products, Hal Leonard represents many of the world's best known and most respected publishers, artists, songwriters, arrangers and manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI and also has domestic offices in Winona, MN; New Jersey and Boston, and offices abroad in Australia, Belgium, China, Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
About Jason Lyle Black
Jason Lyle Black is an award-winning pianist, composer, and entertainer, whose music videos have been viewed over 30 million times worldwide, including features from Yahoo, The Huffington Post, Good Morning America, and Buzzfeed. As a composer, Black reached #1 and #2 on the iTunes and Billboard New Age charts, with his album Piano Preludes. Also known as "The Backwards Piano Man®" for his musical comedy onstage, Black has performed on The Ellen Degeneres Show, on Fuji Television in Tokyo, Japan, and in concerts throughout the United States and Canada.