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.

Grade 5 Piano Solos

Author: Chester Music
Publisher: Chester Music
ISBN: 9781787590083
Release Date: 2015-06-29
Genre: Music

Grade 5 Piano Solos presents a diverse range of piano solos from a great selection of genres, all been carefully chosen with the specifications of the major exam boards in mind, including pop masterpieces like Bridge Over Troubled Water, jazz standards such as Cantaloupe Island, classical favourites such as Satie's Gymnopédie No.1 and more. These particular Piano Solos will aid with your technique and theoretical skills with helpful performance tips for each song. This is the perfect songbook for Grade 5 pianists working through the ABRSM syllabus, enabling you to develop a versatile repertoire and have fun playing some familiar songs. Songlist: - Bridge Over Troubled Water [Simon & Garfunkel] - Cantaloupe Island [Herbie Hancock] - Flower Duet (from Lakmé) [Leo Delibes] - For The Love Of A Princess (from Braveheart) [James Horner] - Gymnopedie No. 1 [Erik Satie] - Kiss The Rain [Yiruma] - Maple Leaf Rag [Scott Joplin] - Mas Que Nada (Say No More) [Sergio Mendes] - Prelude In A Major [Frederic Chopin] - Prelude In C Minor [Frederic Chopin] - Rondo Alla Turca [Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart] - Take Five [Dave Brubeck] - Träumerei [Robert Schumann] - Una Mattina [Ludovico Einaudi] - Waltz No.3 In G-sharp Minor Op.39 [Johannes Brahms]

More Grade 5 Piano Solos

Author: Chester Music
Publisher: Chester Music
ISBN: 9781787590137
Release Date: 2017-03-06
Genre: Music

More Grade 5 Piano Solos contains more grade 5 piano solos with plenty of variety. From pop songs to classical pieces and evergreen standards, each piece has been carefully selected with the specifications of the major exam boards in mind. Perfect for pianists working through the ABRSM syllabus, each solo features helpful performance tips to aid with your technique and theoretical skills, enabling you to develop a versatile repertoire and have fun playing some familiar tunes. Songlist: - Black Coffee - Candlefire [Michael Nyman] - Grace [Neil Cowley] - Horn Dance (Romanian Folk Dance) [Bela Bartok] - Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 [Franz Liszt] - In The Hall Of The Mountain King (Peer Gynt) [Edvard Grieg] - Into The West (The Lord Of The Rings) [Howard Shore] - Metamorphosis One [Philip Glass] - Night [Ludovico Einaudi] - Nocturne In C# Minor [Frédéric Chopin] - Schindler's List (Theme) [John Williams] - Sir Duke [Stevie Wonder] - La Valse D'Amelie (Amelie) [Yann Tiersen) - Vocalise [Sergei Rachmaninov] - Wade In The Water [Eva Cassidy] - X & Y [Coldplay]

Pepperbox Jazz Book 2

Author: Elissa Milne
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571523722
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Music

This book explores the sounds, moods, and rhythms of the 21st Century. These 11 evocative and humorous pieces written in a variety of jazz styles are composed especially for the Grade 5-7 (Intermediate to Early Advanced) pianist. Includes one duet for fun with a friend! Elissa Milne composes, writes, and teaches in Sydney, Australia.