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Grooves for Two + CD : Seven pieces for piano four-hands

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Grooves for Two is a collection of seven groovy pieces for piano four-hands, written by leading pianist-composers working in jazz and other popular styles. Designed for teacher-pupil duos, the pieces provide foot-tapping fun while exploring rhythmic styles often reserved for bands, encouraging good ensemble playing and a strong sense of beat. To heighten the creativity, the collection includes optional improvisation sections, and a CD of demo performances and practice backing-tracks. This is piano-duet playing at its coolest...show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 40 pages
  • 230 x 307 x 4mm | 184g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193400510
  • 9780193400511
  • 1,181,476

About Nikki Iles

Pianist and composer Nikki Iles was a founder member of the Creative Jazz Orchestra - working with Anthony Braxton, Mike Gibbs, Vince Mendoza, and Mark-Anthony Turnage. Her busy freelance career has found her playing with Peter Erskine (CJO), Kenny Wheeler, Art Farmer, Julian Arguelles, Stan Sulzmann, Norma Winstone, Tony Coe, Tina May, and Rufus Reid. Her music has been commissioned and performed also by the London Sinfonietta and Tim Garland's Underground Orchestra. A committed educator, Nikki is senior lecturer at Middlesex University, visiting professor at the Guildhall School of Music, Royal Academy, and Trinity College of Music, London, and an adviser to ABRSM. She holds a British Jazz Award (1996), an award from the International Association for Jazz Education (2002), and was twice nominated for a Parliamentary Jazz Award. 'A formidable UK jazz presence' - John Fordham, The Guardianshow more

Table of contents

Afloat ; In the Pocket ; Hipster ; Middle and Off ; Club del Campesino ; Road to the Prairie ; Sidewaysshow more