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"An outstanding introduction to jazz and blues for beginning students of any age! Bill Boyd's trademark, stunning ability to translate real jazz style into easy, fun solos for the elementary pianist is readily apparent in each and every piece in this collection. These original, easy-to-play jazzy solos, use basic 5-finger patterns, at times shifting up to IV, V and back to the Tonic in a 12-bar blues pattern. Uses rhythms in quarter and half notes, simple meters, and basic keys. 10 Solos: B.B.'s Boogie Blue
"More great-sounding jazz solos in a variety of styles from the master of easy jazz, Bill Boyd. This collection builds on the technical and stylistic foundation of Jazz Starters II. The original solos in this book are a bit more sophisticated, yet still easily learned, providing late-elementary students of all ages many hours of delightful fun! 12 Solos: Back Porch Swing Boogie Rock The Dixieland Tuba Hickory Dickory Rock Jazz Theme and Variation Minor Blue Ragtime Waltz Too Blue Too Cool to Fool
(Original Early Elementary Piano Solos). By Bill Boyd. For easy solo piano. Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Composer Showcase. Beginner level. Jazz and Learn To Play. Late Elementary. Songbook. Fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 24 pages. Published by Hal Leonard
PlayTime Piano Jazz & Blues is a fun collection of beginning jazz and blues pieces. The book offers a pleasing variety of sounds from soulful blues to jazz originals and standards and is a wonderful supplement for the late Level 1 piano student. The student will enjoy creating the sounds of jazz and blues while improving reading and rhythmic skills. Songs include: Jeepers Creepers Ain't She Sweet Moon River and more.
"William Gillock's timeless jazz originals have been transformed into engaging and accessible duets by composer/clinician Glenda Austin. The book also comes with a play-along CD that includes separate Primo and Secondo parts, giving the student the flexibility to rehearse as well as perform on their own when a partner is not available. Excellent collaborative pieces! Contents: New Orleans Nightfall The Constant Bass Mardi Gras Dixieland Combo Frankie and Johnny.Softcover with CD24 pagesSize: 12"" x
"This set of entertaining pieces in a jazz/blues style was written especially for children. Imaginative lyrics convey the blues spirit of life's ups and downs to the early grade student. Pieces remain in middle C position with an occasional sharp or flat. No eighth notes or dotted rhythms are used. Includes: Penguin Blues Jazz Walk Hound Dog Blues Jazz Man So Many Toys (So Little Time to Play) A Fishy Story Dinosaur Stomp Cool Breeze Waltz Ice Cream Blues The King of Hearts.Softcover20 pagesSize: 12"" x
"Join the jamboree with this little jazzy gem from the legendary Bill Boyd! An expert in arranging for the elementary-level jazz student, Bill Boyd's new piece is sure to be a winner! Like all of his arrangements, the style and character are skillfully set at a level students can easily achieve. 4 pagesSize: 12"" x 9""Composer: Bill Boyd"
This one-of-a-kind book applies traditional technique exercises to specific jazz piano needs. Along with warm-ups, etudes isolate each technical problem within a jazz context. This allows for improvisation, directly addressing the needs of the jazz player
"What should my students play for the recital? This brand-new series provides easy answers to this common question. For these winning collections, we've carefully selected some of the most popular and effective pieces from the Hal Leonard Student Library - from early-elementary to late-intermediate levels. You'll love the variety of musical styles found in each book. Collect all five! 12 solos: B.B.'s Boogie In My Dreams Japanese Garden Jazz Jig Joyful Bells Lost Treasure Monster March Ocean Breezes Party
Jazz Piano for the Young Beginner is designed specifically for beginning piano students who are looking for fun and modern music material. It begins with chapters on how to find notes on the piano, hand positioning and an introduction to rhythm and musical notation. It discusses posture, explains how to select an appropriate instrument and includes a simple glossary of musical terms. Jazz Piano for the Young Beginner consist of 30 fun piano pieces including Chatter Rag, Friday Boogie, Max's Trot and Blue
More great-sounding jazz solos in a variety of styles from the master of easy jazz, Bill Boyd. This collection builds on the technical and stylistic foundation of Jazz Starters II. The original solos in this book are a bit more sophisticated, yet still easily learned, providing late-elementary students of all ages many hours of delightful fun! 12 Solos: Back Porch Swing · Boogie Rock · The Dixieland Tuba · Hickory Dickory Rock · Jazz Theme and Variation · Minor Blue · Ragtime Waltz · Too Blue · Too Cool to
A second collection of great original jazz pieces written in an easy-going, lighthearted style. Easy-to-learn solos in 5-finger positions that shift up and back within a basic blues pattern. Uses eighth notes, swing eighths, simple and 6/8 meters. Short, authentically -styled easy jazz for the late-elementary student. A real favorite for all ages. 11 Solos: Dixieland Jam · Hand-to-Hand Combat · Major Song · Minor Song · Primetime Blues · A Rather Racous Rock · The Rock Exchange · Six Ate Beets · Soft Shoe
A supplement to Alfred's Basic Piano Library, this series is designed for students and teachers with limited or no experience in jazz and rock music styles. Perfect for individuals and group instruction and playable on both acoustic and electronic keyboards. Each piece is performed on the accompanying cassette tapes and GM disks.
Jazz Piano from Scratch is a complete step-by-step guide to playing jazz with confidence and style. Designed for the absolute beginner, it breaks down the process into simple yet fun activities, with many musical examples to illustrate the points made. The accompanying CD provides examples, activities and some great trio playing to use as a backdrop to the student's own work. Together with a range of other supporting materials - pieces, scales, quick studies, aural tests and more - this book/CD pack
The Alfred Piano for Busy Teens, Book B course book is designed for teens that want to further develop their skills on piano, but have limited time to study it. This method is designed for teens who still enjoy music and want to continue their study but have limited practice time.Each book includes solo pieces in varied styles, a Hanon study to develop technical skills and a duet that students can play with a friend. A Study Guide for each piece helps the student practice efficiently. The guide contains
(A Complete Approach to Improvising on both Acoustic and Electronic Keyboards). For piano. Improvisation; Method/Instruction; Piano - Alfred's Basic Jazz/Rock Course. Alfred's Basic Piano Library. Improvisation. Beginner. Instructional book. Introductory text, instructional text, standard notation and fingerings. 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing
"This piano solo rocks! Kids of all ages will enjoy this hip-sounding, jazz-rock tune. Lots of great, easy-to-play syncopations and broken-chord patterns mark this upbeat melody. A parallel-hands melody in eighth notes characterizes the contrasting B section. Get out your sunglasses and have some cool fun! HLSPL Level 3 (Late Elementary) piano solo. C Major; 4/4; 4 pgs.; extended 5-finger patterns that shift easily up or down the keyboard in both hands; double notes in R and L hand parts; accidentals; some
"An outstanding collection of hit songs for today's students! Correlates with Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Piano Lessons Book 5 and is a perfect supplementary book for any method. The expertly arranged solos include a varity of musical styles, from Broadway to jazz. Fully orchestrated CD and GM accompaniment disks are available separately. This CD has a practice and a performance track for each song. 14 songs: All I Ask of You Be Our Guest Colors of the Wind From a Distance Hero I Dreamed a Dream I
As the title suggests, these are the wonderful New Orleans Jazz Style pieces by William Gillock made much more simple. By arranging them in a more simple way, many more students will be able to learn, enjoy and play jazz style pieces. 12 pagesSize:
Hal Leonard Jazz Prelims Five Finger Piano Solos by Bill Boyd
"Contents include: Aardvark Boogie Andante Band on the Field! The Bell Tower Changing Moods Double Decker Bus The Elf's Silver Hammer Famous People George Washington's Party Hot Cross Thumbs I Am the King Ice Cream Jazz Blast Leftover Popcorn.CDSize: 12"" x 9""Composer: Randall Faber"
"Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate guitarist, this book/CD pack will help you to understand and learn the art of jazz chord soloing in four stages. Four jazz standards are presented, each with four arrangements at varying levels of difficulty: a beginner's arrangement, using mostly first-position chords, an intermediate arrangement, using moveable chords and featuring a more developed chord vocabulary, an advanced arrangement, including ample chord substitutions and reharmonization, an
Unit 1 of Book 3 begins by introducing eighth notes in 4/4 and 2/4 time. Swing eighths are also presented in the first half of the book. Folk, jazz, classical, and contemporary selections provide students with an interesting variety of repertoire. The sec
"Spanish language version of the best-selling piano method. Unit 1 of Book 3 opens with eighth notes first in 4/4 time, then in 2/4 time. Swing eighths are also presented in the first half of the book. Folk, jazz, classical, and contemporary selections provide students with an interesting variety of repertoire. In the second half of Book 3, five-finger patterns and triads in C Major, and F Major are presented, as well as their relative minors - A Minor, E Minor, and D Minor.48 pagesSize: 12"" x 9""Author:
Alfreds Kids Piano Course Notespeller is a fun method that teaches you to play songs on the piano right away. Each lesson is explained in plain language thats easy to understand. Youll learn from three irresistable piano experts---a clever, classical dog, one cool jazz cat, and a friendly alligator who loves the blues. They keep your attention focused by pointing out whats important on each page and help you learn by making music fun.Parents can be effective guides to help you through this course, even if
"11 solos: Blue Waltz Camel Caravan Doo Wop at the Sock Hop The Entertainer Feelin' Alright! A Groovy Tune Jazz Chord Bop Peaceful Waters Ready, Set, Rock! This 'n' That Traffic Jam. BOOK24 pagesSize: 8-1/2"" x 11""Composer: Eric Baumgartner"
8 cool songs for young beginners and first-time jazzers! Titles: Ain't She Sweet Alexander's Ragtime Band Blue Skies Bye Bye Blackbird The Glory of Love It's Only a Paper Moon Night Train Satin Doll.
By Bert Konowitz. For Piano. Method/Instruction; Piano - Alfred's Basic Jazz/Rock Course. Alfred's Basic Piano Library. Beginner. General MIDI Disk. Published by Alfred Music
By Bert Konowitz. For Piano. Method/Instruction; Piano - Alfred's Basic Jazz/Rock Course. Alfred's Basic Piano Library. Beginner. Book. 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing
Following the best-selling books, Jazz Piano Chords, Jazz Piano Scales and Jazz Piano for the Young Beginner, featured here are 12 pieces written in the styles of famous jazz pianists of the past. From Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton to Oscar Peterson and Bill Evans, this collection is directed toward advanced level classical pianists who want to spice up their repertoire with the sound of Art Tatum or Erroll Garner without having to improvise. Every composition starts with a short biography of the