Jazzin Around 5 – Piano
The pieces in the Jazzin’ Around for Piano series contain a wealth of stylistic devices, techniques and ideas for the aspiring jazz (or classical) pianist. All are accessible, fit beautifully under smaller hands and make attractive repertoire for recitals, exams or simply leisure. Each album may be played as a suite or the pieces individually or in any combination across the set.
|Book & CD||Broad range of contemporary styles. Petite Prelude – Latin gr 3; Little Ripper Rag – rag gr 3-4; Time’s Up – 5/4 swing gr 5; Elegant Simplicity – jazz waltz gr 5; Left Hand Drive – rock gr 5; Mellow Mood – blues/jazz gr 6; Faster Blaster – boogie woogie gr 6-7. Fully notated with fingering, articulation, phrasing, pedaling etc; ‘catchy’ melodies and modern chord voicings; chord symbols on appropriate pieces; with CD.|
|CD||Steinway demonstration; backing tracks in 2/3 tempos; includes SMF midi data backings; accelerates learning/accuracy and makes it more fun. Includes Triplet Falls backing.|