Jazz on a Summer's Day + CD

Jazz on a Summer's Day + CD : 9 pieces for jazz piano

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Jazz on a Summer's Day is a unique collection of stylish jazz arrangements and original compositions for solo piano. It conveys the many sides of summer through swing, blues, samba, calypso, and folk, and draws inspiration from jazz artists including Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Grover Washington Jr, and Sonny Rollins. The author's credentials, as a celebrated jazz pianist and composer, guarantee a perfect introduction to jazz and to sounding like the best.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 32 pages
  • 230 x 271 x 3mm | 156g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193379791
  • 9780193379794
  • 325,205

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 Guardian
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Table of contents

On the sunny side of the street ; The Summer knows ; East Coast Blues ; Guava ; Summertide ; The touch of your lips ; The last rose of summer ; Shaker Song (duet) ; Sundown
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