"This stylish piano album takes players on a musical tour of springtime, presenting well-loved jazz standards such as 'April in Paris' and 'Honeysuckle Rose' alongside cool original compositions by celebrated jazz pianist Nikki Iles. The nine pieces present a variety of jazz styles, including swing, folk, samba, and contemporary, drawing inspiration from the likes of Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, and Chick Corea. With fully notated rhythms, grooves, and improvisations, Jazz in Springtime
is the perfect collection for pianists looking for that authentic jazz sound."Selling points:
- "Nine arrangements and original pieces at intermediate level (Grades 4-7)
- Notated jazz solos, accessible yet idiomatic
- Wide range of styles, from swing to contemporary
- CD of full performances to help with interpretation"
Contents: "Fats Waller/Andy Razaf, arr. Nikki Iles: Honeysuckle Rose Short Description:
Publication Date: Apr 4 2013Level of Difficulty: B-CBindingPackTrim Size:311x232Number of pages:32Other titles in this series
Trad. English, arr. Nikki Iles: May Song
Harold Arlen/Ted Kohler, arr. Nikki Iles: I've got the world on a string
Nikki Iles: Mwanzo
Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II, arr. Nikki Iles: It might as well be spring
E. Y. Harburg/Vernon Duke, arr. Nikki Iles: April in Paris
Nikki Iles: Up on the Hill
Fran Landesman/Tommy Wolf, arr. Nikki Iles: Spring can really hang you up the most
Nikki Iles: Flores"