Blue Piano. (Jazzy Tunes for the Beginner). By Darren Fellows. For Piano/Keyboard. Fentone Instrumental Books. Softcover. 28 pages. Fentone Music #F937401. Published by Fentone Music (HL.44007079).
This book contains music exploring the jazz idiom. It encompasses various modern styles – from blues and jazz to rock. Not only are the pieces great fun, but each contains different techniques and challenges which the student will encounter elsewhere in their piano playing. Essential fingering suggestions have been included. These should be carefully followed – along with the tempo indications – to ensure a smooth performance. A suggested drum style for each piece provides a steady beat for the piano/keyboard player to play along to.
Location: from UK
September 8, 2007
An Enjoyable Collection of Music
This book has become one of my favourite books to teach from. As a piano teacher I find it an invaluable book to get children enthused with their playing, also brightening their practice sessions. The pieces are well written in a range of styles, introducing different types of music to...
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