Violin Jazz on a Winter's Night + CD

11 Christmas classics

Nikki Iles
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Violin Jazz on a Winter's Night is a Christmas album of stylish, swinging arrangements for violin and piano. Favourite Christmas carols and songs are given the complete jazz treatment, with rhythm, embellishment, grooves, and solos all carefully notated. The expertise of the arranger, a celebrated jazz musician and composer, guarantees an authentic jazz sound, and a range of styles from Nat King Cole to John Coltrane. While paying homage to American Christmas jazz, the collection also reflects a European tradition, in such time-honoured classics as 'In the bleak mid-winter'.

  • Tailored arrangements for violinists at intermediate level (Grades 4-7)
  • Written-out solos, perfectly in style and swinging!
  • Wide range of jazz styles and influences, from swing to contemporary, including Frank Sinatra, Bill Evans, Vince Mendoza, and Diana Krall
  • CD of full performances and backing tracksto help with interpretation and feel, recorded by violinist Ros Stephen and Nikki Iles


  • Have yourself a merry little Christmas
  • Noël nouvelet
  • Let it snow!
  • In the bleak mid-winter
  • O little town of Bethlehem
  • Balulalow
  • Sans Day Carol
  • Silent night
  • Santa Claus is comin' totown
  • Sussex Carol
  • The Christmas Song ('Merry Christmas to You')

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193393448
Format: Pack
Number of Pages: 56
Publication Date: 22/05/2014
Barcode: 0
Format: 311x232
Voices: Solo
Force: Violin & piano
Level of difficulty: B-C


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