Jazz Piano - Level 1: The Complete Method Level 1

Jazz Piano - Level 1: The Complete Method

(Instructional). "What good is music if it ain't got that swing?" Duke Ellington The Associated Board responds with Jazz Piano , a comprehensive introduction to the world of jazz. A pioneering set of publications and optional assessment materials provides the building blocks you need to play jazz with imagination, understanding and style, and to improvise effectively right from the start. Five levels of graded pieces contain a wide range of styles: funky jazz, up-tempo swing, calypso, Latin, jazz waltz, modal, bebop, gospel, ragtime, free jazz and more. There are classic tunes by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Bill Evans and Thelonious Monk. Within each level there are 15 pieces, aural tests, quick studies, scales, arpeggios and a CD. The 15 pieces are presented in three categories: blues, standards, and contemporary jazz. Each piece provides a head/melody 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 solos. Totally accessible and at the highest musical standards, these pieces provide the opportunity to play jazz confidently and creatively!

  • Brand: ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music)
  • ASIN: 0634033069

Jazz Piano from Scratch: A How-To Guide for Students and Teachers

Jazz Piano from Scratch: A How-To Guide for

(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.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 0634033115
  • UPC: 073999984705

Jazz Piano Scales, Grades 1-5

Jazz Piano Scales, Grades

Contains all the scales, set out by grade, for the Associated Board's new jazz piano exam. A short introduction sets out what the examiner will be looking for and includes a table of recommended speeds. Includes patterns characteristic of the idiom, and hence is useful for any player seeking to develop their jazz piano skills.

  • Brand: ABRSM Publishing
  • ASIN: 1860960081

Jazz Piano Quick Studies, Grades 1-5 (ABRSM Exam Pieces) by ABRSM (1998) Sheet music

Jazz Piano Quick Studies, Grades 1-5 (ABRSM Exam

The skill of playing unprepared in a lively, accurate, creative and musical way is at the heart of jazz performance. The quick study, requiring the recreation of a previously unseen or unheard short head followed by an improvised response, helps you to practise this crucial skill. It will give you the confidence to learn repertoire more effectively and prepare for the very real demands of busking through all those unrehearsed situations which are a regular feature of the jazz musician's life. This book contains a set of graded practice tests covering a wide range of jazz styles. An invaluable introduction explains the concept behind the quick study, useful ways to extend and develop activities related to it, and details of the exam.

  • Brand: Oxford University Press
  • ASIN: 186096009X

Jazz Piano - Level 3

Jazz Piano - Level

(Instructional). "What good is music if it ain't got that swing?" Duke Ellington The Associated Board responds with Jazz Piano , a comprehensive introduction to the world of jazz. A pioneering set of publications and optional assessment materials provide the building blocks you need to play jazz with imagination, understanding, and style, and to improvise effectively right from the start. Five levels of graded pieces contain a wide range of styles: funky jazz, up-tempo swing, calypso, Latin, jazz waltz, modal, bebop, Gospel, ragtime, free jazz, and more. There are classic tunes by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, and Thelonious Monk. Within each level there are 15 pieces, aural tests, quick studies, scales, arpeggios, and a CD. The 15 pieces are presented in three categories: blues, standards, and contemporary jazz. Each piece provides a head/melody 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 solos. Totally accessible and at the highest musical standards, these pieces provide the opportunity to play jazz confidently and creatively.

  • Brand: ABRSM Publishing Ltd
  • ASIN: 0634033085
  • UPC: 073999905311

Jazz Piano Exam Pieces Grade 5

Jazz Piano Exam Pieces Grade

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. Ccontains all the pieces for ABRSM's new jazz piano exam.

  • ASIN: 1860960073

Jazz Piano Exam Pieces, Grade 1

Jazz Piano Exam Pieces, Grade

This is a wealth of jazz repertoire in a carefully graded book. There is a huge range of styles, from up-tempo swing tunes to funky rock grooves and pieces are presented in three categories, blues, standards and contemporary jazz. The contemporary jazz pieces are specially commissioned for the syllabus from professional jazz musicians and heads of pieces are fully notated for idiomatic performance. There is a structured help given in solo sections, containing all the pieces for the Associated Board's new jazz piano exam.

  • ASIN: 1860960030

Jazz Piano - Level 4

Jazz Piano - Level

(Instructional). "What good is music if it ain't got that swing?" Duke Ellington The Associated Board responds with Jazz Piano , a comprehensive introduction to the world of jazz. A pioneering set of publications and optional assessment materials provide the building blocks you need to play jazz with imagination, understanding, and style, and to improvise effectively right from the start. Five levels of graded pieces contain a wide range of styles: funky jazz, up-tempo swing, calypso, Latin, jazz waltz, modal, bebop, Gospel, ragtime, free jazz, and more. There are classic tunes by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, and Thelonious Monk. Within each level there are 15 pieces, aural tests, quick studies, scales, arpeggios, and a CD. The 15 pieces are presented in three categories: blues, standards, and contemporary jazz. Each piece provides a head/melody 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 solos. Totally accessible and at the highest musical standards, these pieces provide the opportunity to play jazz confidently and creatively.

  • Brand: ABRSM Publishing Ltd
  • ASIN: 0634033093
  • UPC: 073999055924

Jazz Piano - Level 2

Jazz Piano - Level

(Instructional). "What good is music if it ain't got that swing?" Duke Ellington The Associated Board responds with Jazz Piano , a comprehensive introduction to the world of jazz. A pioneering set of publications and optional assessment materials provide the building blocks you need to play jazz with imagination, understanding, and style, and to improvise effectively right from the start. Five levels of graded pieces contain a wide range of styles: funky jazz, up-tempo swing, calypso, Latin, jazz waltz, modal, bebop, Gospel, ragtime, free jazz, and more. There are classic tunes by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, and Thelonious Monk. Within each level there are 15 pieces, aural tests, quick studies, scales, arpeggios, and a CD. The 15 pieces are presented in three categories: blues, standards, and contemporary jazz. Each piece provides a head/melody 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 solos. Totally accessible and at the highest musical standards, these pieces provide the opportunity to play jazz confidently and creatively.

  • Brand: Brand: ABRSM Publishing
  • ASIN: 0634033077

Jazz Piano Grade 1: The CD (ABRSM Exam Pieces)

Jazz Piano Grade 1: The CD (ABRSM Exam

Jazz is an aural tradition - players learn as much from listening to other musicians as they do from reading notation. To emphasise this, ABRSM's new package of jazz piano titles contains a CD for each grade which will be invaluable in learning the pieces, recreating the styles and understanding the materials. Each CD contains performances of all the pieces for the grade, a sample set of aural tests, with an 'examiner' and 'candidate' showing how these will be administered in the exam, and some additional practice aural tests, and examples of quick studies and scales. You also get the chance to play along with a professional drummer and bass-player in three 'minus one' tracks, and each CD starts with three exhilarating trio takes to get you into the groove.

  • Brand: ABRSM
  • ASIN: 1860960103

Jazz Piano Aural Tests, Grades 1-3

Jazz Piano Aural Tests, Grades

  • Brand: ABRSM Publishing
  • ASIN: 1860960162

Jazz Piano Exam Pieces: Grade 2

Jazz Piano Exam Pieces: Grade

Five superb albums of graded pieces provide a wealth of jazz repertoire. 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.

  • Brand: ABRSM Publishing
  • ASIN: 1860960049

JAZZ FLUTE TUNES LEVEL/GRADE 1 BOOK/CD FOR FLUTE AND PIANO

JAZZ FLUTE TUNES

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Jazz Syllabus is a comprehensive introduction to the world of jazz. A pioneering set of British publications and a structured learning program provide the building blocks needed to play jazz with imagination, understanding, and style, and to improvise effectively right from the start. Jazz Flute Tunes is a series of graded folios providing a wealth of jazz repertoire representing the breadth and diversity of jazz, from the great African American tradition to the vibrant and multicultural sounds of jazz today. Each book includes a CD that provides minus-one backing tracks as well as recordings of full performances. Level 1 includes: Minor Swing · Las Vegas Tango · Milestones · Blue Moon · Steppin' Out · Mo' Better Blues · and more.

  • Brand: ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music)
  • ASIN: 1860963404

Jazz Piano Grade 5: The CD (ABRSM Exam Pieces)

Jazz Piano Grade 5: The CD (ABRSM Exam

Complete aural guide to the jazz piano syllabus, Grade 5.

  • Brand: ABRSM
  • ASIN: 1860960146

How To Take Your ABRSM Music Theory Exam Grades 1, 2 & 3: Exam Techniques For Everyone

How To Take Your ABRSM Music Theory Exam

Taking your ABRSM Music Theory exam can be nerve wracking and nerves can prevent you doing your best in any exam. Good preparation and planning is always the answer to this problem. In this exam guide I give you tried and tested technique, not only how to prepare before the exam but also the best procedure for actually in the exam room.I’ve been entering pupils for ABRSM Music Theory exams for nearly thirty years and it is not unusual for them to pass with DISTINCTION, some even scoring 100%!Follow these simple steps and improve your chances of gaining TOP MARKS.

  • ASIN: B0756KRMLK
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