Jazz Prelims (Five-Finger Piano Solos in Various Jazz Styles HLSPL Composer Showcase). By Bill Boyd. For Piano/Keyboard. Educational Piano Library. SMP Primer Level (Early Elementary). 24 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.290032).
ISBN 0793545226. 9x12 inches.
Bill Boyd works his usual magic with these simple, yet truly jazzy little solos for the young beginner. Each piece has a catchy title and “feels good” to play. The jazz flavor Bill creates in each solo is a classic hallmark of his creative genius – easy-to-play pieces that give beginning performers a real taste of jazz style and flair.
Various meters, tempos; C Major; alternating hands melodies; fixed position; Reading range: middle of the keyboard range; Treble and bass staff lines and spaces; 12 pieces: Bass Guitar Blues • Bass Guitar Rock • Blues Parade • Follow The Leader • Imitation • Jazz Time • Love Theme For A TV Series • A Minor Effort • Smooth Groove • Take A Rest • Tick Tock The Jazz Clock • Triple Play. Perf. Time: less than 1 minute for each solo.
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About SMP Primer Level (Early Elementary)
Very beginning music. Five-finger positions with no chords and almost no hand position movement.