Jazz Piano Scales

Author: Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (Great Britain)
Publisher: ABRSM Exam Pieces
ISBN: 1860960081
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Jazz

"...Will develop the technical skills you need to play jazz. It introduces patterns characteristic of the idiom, like the blues scale, the ♭3 pentatonic and various modes. It also explores these patterns on the roots and key centres commonly found in jazz. Regular and flexible practice of these forms, and using them as the basis for improvisation, will give you fluency and technical control and make your playing sound effortless and relaxed...sets out the scales by grade and gives a table of recommended speeds..."--back cover.

Jazz piano pieces

Author: Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (Great Britain)
Publisher: ABRSM Exam Pieces
ISBN: 1860960073
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Piano music (Jazz)

"...Provide[s] a wealth of jazz repertoire...to play, from the great African-American tradition to the vibrant, dynamic and multi-cultural nature of jazz today...[includes] a huge range of styles: funky rock grooves, up tempo swing tunes, calypsos, a bossa, latin pieces, jazz waltzes, modal pieces, bebop, gospel, rag and free jazz. There are classic tunes by the jazz greats including Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Bill Evans and Thelonious Monk...brand-new pieces...commissioned from professional British jazz pianists and educators...Within each album there are 15 pieces presented in three categories: blues, standards, contemporary jazz. Each piece provides a head which contains all the characteristic voicings, phrasing and rhythmic patterns needed for a stylish performance. An improvised section follows, where guideline pitches and left-hand voicings are given as a practical starting-point for your own solos..."--back cover.

Jazz Piano from Scratch

Author: Charles Beale
Publisher: Abrsm Pub
ISBN: 0634033115
Release Date: 2003-02-01
Genre: Music

(Instructional). 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 provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of jazz.

Jazz Rock

Author: Stuart Nicholson
Publisher: Schirmer G Books
ISBN: 0825671884
Release Date: 2000-12
Genre: Music

The quintessential crossover form, jazz-rock encompasses the most popular hybrid styles, from 1970s fusion to the latest in acid jazz. Jazz-Rock: A History provides a clear overview of the many trends and musical genres that comprise this popular music.

Piano Prep Test

Author: Nigel Scaife
Publisher: ABRSM Exam Pieces
ISBN: 1848499345
Release Date: 2016-07-07

Sixty for sax

Author: Alan Bullard
ISBN: 1860965377
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Saxophone

An indispensable collection of sixty progressive studies for unaccompanied saxophone, suitable for E flat and B flat instruments. The book systematically covers aspects of technique, in order of difficulty from Grades 1 to 8, while being carefully paced to provide lots of material at each level.

Piano Star

Author: David Blackwell
Publisher: ABRSM Exam Pieces
ISBN: 1848499248
Release Date: 2016-09-29
Genre: Piano music

Piano Star is an exciting series for young pianists, offering a rich selection of new repertoire to help players build confidence and musical skills. Piano Star 1 is suitable for learners who have worked through a first tutor and includes compositions by David Blackwell, Jane Sebba, Nancy Litten, Mike Cornick, Sarah Watts, Edmund Jolliffe, Andrew Eales, Kathy Blackwell, Aisling Greally, Alan Bullard, Alasdair Spratt, and Karen Marshall. Key features of the series: - Solo pieces, plus a number of duets.

Easy Jazzin About

Author: Alfred Publishing Staff
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571534023
Release Date: 1998-12
Genre: Music

Provides a collection of simplified arrangements in a range of contemporary styles for the absolute beginner.

Jazz flute

ISBN: 1860963463
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Ear training

Graded tests as preparation for the jazz flute exams. Includes compositions that introduce the melodic and harmonic vocabulary of jazz. Contains question-and-answer tests with written piano accompaniments to practise improvising in time. Each test has a helpful description detailing its objectives and what the examiner is looking for.

Double Bassist

ISBN: UOM:39015057460597
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Double-bass music