Jazz in Springtime + CD
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Jazz in Springtime + CD : 9 pieces for jazz piano

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This stylish piano album takes players on a musical tour of springtime, presenting well-loved jazz standards such as 'April in Paris' and 'Honeysuckle Rose' alongside cool original compositions by celebrated jazz pianist Nikki Iles. The nine pieces present a variety of jazz styles, including swing, folk, samba, and contemporary, drawing inspiration from the likes of Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, and Chick Corea. With fully notated rhythms, grooves, and improvisations, Jazz in Springtime is the perfect collection for pianists looking for that authentic jazz sound.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 32 pages
  • 149 x 307 x 7mm | 156g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193391554
  • 9780193391550
  • 175,113

Table of contents

Honeysuckle Rose ; May Song ; I've got the world on a string ; Mwanzo ; It might as well be spring ; April in Paris ; Up on the Hill ; Spring can really hang you up the most ; Floresshow more

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 and the Royal Academy, 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