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Jazz Piano Pieces, Grade 4

Jazz Piano Pieces, Grade 4 by Abrsm

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Five albums of graded pieces providing a wealth of jazz repertoire. Each presents 15 pieces in three lists: blues, standards and contemporary jazz. The head of each piece is set out with characteristic voicings, phrasing and rhythmic patterns. The improvised section gives guideline pitches and left-hand voicings as a practical starting-point.

Jazz Piano Pieces, Grade 4 Summary

Jazz Piano Pieces, Grade 4 by Abrsm

Five superb albums of graded pieces provide a wealth of jazz repertoire for you to play. Throughout, there is a huge range of styles, from bebop blues to calypsos, boogie-woogie to ballads, jazz waltzes to free jazz. There are classic tunes by the jazz greats, including Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk. And there are brand-new pieces specially commissioned from professional British jazz musicians and educators. Each album presents 15 pieces in three lists: blues, standards and contemporary jazz. The head of each piece is set out with all the characteristic voicings, phrasing and rhythmic patterns you need for a stylish performance. The improvised section gives guideline pitches and left-hand voicings as a practical starting-point. Accessible, student-centred and of the highest musical standards, these pieces will get you playing jazz confidently and creatively. Contains all the pieces for ABRSM's new jazz piano exam.

Jazz Piano Pieces, Grade 4 Reviews

A comprehensive, intelligent, beautifully packaged presentation. * Piano *
Awe-inspiring in its thoroughness...Especially impressive in this series are the specific scales, aural skills and piano pieces-a pedagogical marvel that Americans would do well to emulate. * Piano & Keyboard *
The new Associated Board jazz syllabus is not only timely for young and not so young Australian musicians now clamouring to know more about jazz-it is an attractive, well-thought through compilation of 'real' jazz knowledge that will get authentic results. * Associate Professor Patrick Crichton, Head of Jazz Studies, Western Australian Conservatorium of Mus *
The arrival of the Associated Board's jazz syllabus marks a vital step towards recognition that jazz requires study and discipline like any other art form. * Stuart Nicholson, Author 'Jazz Rock: a History' and 'Billie Holiday' *
A musical revolution that should make every jazz lover leap for joy. * The Guardian *

Table of Contents

Blue Monk [Theolonius Monk] ; Three-Four Blues [Bill Kinghorn] ; Oscar's Boogaloo [Charles Beale] ; Freddie Freeloader [Miles Davis] ; Footprints [Wayne Shorter] ; I'm Beginning to see the Light [Duke Ellington / Harry James / Johnny Hodges / Don George] ; Lazy River [Hoagy Carmichael / Sidney Arodin] ; Nobody knows the Trouble I've seen [Trad.] ; Undecided [Charlie Shavers] ; Original Rags [Joplin] ; Shh! [Charles Beale] ; In a different Light [Phil Peskett] ; Heading Home [Chris Batchelor] ; Blues for Pete Johnson [Liam Noble] ; IKON (Memories of Ike) [John Myhill]

Additional information

GOR011494315
9781860960062
1860960065
Jazz Piano Pieces, Grade 4 by Abrsm
Used - Like New
Hardback
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
1998-03-27
40
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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