Jazz Piano Pieces, Grade 1

Jazz Piano Pieces, Grade 1

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Five superb albums of graded pieces provide a wealth of jazz repertoire. Throughout, there is a huge range of styles, from bebop blues to calypsos, boogie-woogie to ballads, jazz waltzes to free jazz. There are classic tunes by the jazz greats, including Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk. And there are brand-new pieces specially commissioned from professional British jazz musicians and educators. Each album presents 15 pieces in three lists: blues, standards and contemporary jazz. The head of each piece is set out with all the characteristic voicings, phrasing and rhythmic patterns you need for a stylish performance. The improvised section gives guideline pitches and left-hand voicings as a practical starting-point. Accessible, student-centred and of the highest musical standards, these pieces will get you playing jazz confidently and creatively.

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  • Sheet music | 28 pages
  • 220 x 294 x 1mm | 120g
  • Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • 1860960030
  • 9781860960031
  • 50,233

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