Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble (Piano) for Jazz Ensemble, Piano. Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble. Grade 1-2. Method book and accompaniment CD. 64 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.841353).
ISBN 0793596270. 9x12 inches.
Designed to teach jazz basics to students with 1-2 years playing experience (but no prior experience playing jazz), Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble is great for individual or classroom use.
• Teaches the basics of swing style in a step-by-step approach, using well-known songs
• Improvisation made easy, starting with simple two-measure phrases
• Scales and basic theory introduced in an easy-to-understand format
• Two CDs included with recordings of all exercises and arrangements
• Seven full band arrangements
• Sample solos
• Jazz history and people