Portraits in Jazz
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Portraits in Jazz : A piano album

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This selection of twelve pieces draws on a variety of jazz styles associated with famous artists including Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, and Ella Fitzgerald. The pieces are simple yet delightful, and this volume presents a refreshing approach to exploring jazz while improving your piano technique. This volume is perfect for intermediate standard players (approximately Grades 4-5) of any age, and includes a CD with performances by the composer.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 28 pages
  • 226 x 304 x 6mm | 160g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193385627
  • 9780193385627
  • 212,345

Table of contents

Ella Scats the Little Lamb ; Waltz for Miles ; Sweet Mister Jelly Roll ; The Monk ; Blues for 'The Duke' ; A Taste of Bass ; Billie's Song ; Mr 'Satchmo' ; Cancion de la Havana ; Bossa Brasilia ; Blue-Bird ; Cool-Traneshow more

About Valerie Capers

Dr Valerie Capers received her early schooling at the New York Institute for the Education of the Blind and is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music. She is equally at home in jazz and classical idioms and as a performer appeared with artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Wynton Marsalis, and Paquita D'Rivera. She is probably best known as an innovative educator.show more

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