Jazz, Rags & Blues, Book 5 (8 Original Pieces for the Later Intermediate to Early Advanced Pianist). By Martha Mier. For Piano. Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental. Jazz, Rags & Blues. Jazz. Early Advanced; Late Intermediate. Book. 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.32715).
ISBN 0739060511. Jazz.
Due to numerous piano teacher and student requests, Martha Mier has written Book 5 in her best-selling Jazz, Rags & Blues series. Titles: Blue Interlude * Hot Potato Rag * Jazz Finale * Memphis Blues * Opening Night Jazz * Persnickety Rag * River City Blues * Steamboat Jazz.
"This is a great way for students that arenâ€™t keen on classical music to discover an appreciation for the timeless melodies."
-Jean Ritter, Progressions
"Hot Potato Rag," "Persnickety Rag," and "River City Blues" are Federation Festivals 2014-2016 selections.
List/syllabus: Federation Festivals 2014-2016.
About Jazz, Rags & Blues
Jazz, Rags & Blues, Books 1 through 5 contain original solos for late elementary to early advanced-level pianists that reflect the various styles of the jazz idiom. An excellent way to introduce your students to this distinctive American contribution to 20th century music.