Chart Hits of 2020-2021

Selected & Reviewed by ANDREW EALES

Having recently reviewed Hal Leonard’s Really Easy Beatles Collection, let’s bring things bang up to date with a look at their recent Chart Hits of 2020-2021.

The series of bumper songbooks, offering transcriptions of “20 Massive Singles”, comes in four flavours:

  • Solo Guitar
  • Ukulele
  • Easy Piano
  • PVG (Piano, Vocal, Guitar)

In this short review I will look at the latter two of these…

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Ultimate Piano Solos

Selected & Reviewed by ANDREW EALES

Faber Music have been producing a steady flow of printed compilations of piano music for some time, with a focus on bringing together pieces from films, arrangements of hit songs, and popular classical favourites.

Latest addition, Ultimate Piano Solos boasts “over 50 bestsellers” and offers an appealing selection of mainstream favourites that most people will instantly recognise. Keenly priced at just £15.99 it offers excellent value, and is perhaps the ideal collection for the enthusiastic player at around Grade 5 level who wants to grow their repertoire of popular favourites.

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