Sheet Music composed by Gary Johnston
Funky Dunky is a fun and energetic riff-based blues piece composed by Gary Johnston. This pattern-based piece is ideal for early intermediates and is a great way to introduce 12-bar blues, swing feel, and parallel motion in the hands.
Digital Sheet Music
Funky Dunky (Digital: Single User)
Funky Dunky (Digital: Unlimited Reproductions)
About the composer
A native of St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, Gary is a prolific composer and arranger of works for piano, choir and large and small instrumental ensembles. His music has been performed around the globe and has been featured in the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Associations’ “Canada Music Week.” He and his wife, bassist Denise Lear, have been performing together since 1995 and have released a CD of Gary’s music entitled “In A Heartbeat.”
You may also be interested in
Midnight Blues, composed by Joanne Griffiths, is a contemplative, gentle solo, based on seventh-chords with a five-finger repetitive phrase. Variations on a theme, balancing the melody, harmonic structure and creating an atmosphere are all techniques required to play this mournful tune.