Christmas Jazz by Various. For Piano/Keyboard. Piano Solo Songbook. Christmas and Jazz. SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate). Collection. Standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.292007).
ISBN 0793517729. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Christmas and Jazz. 9x12 inches.
Exciting new arrangements of over 10 songs, including: I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day * Jingle Bells * Jolly Old St. Nicholas * O Christmas Tree * Silent Night * Up on the Housetop * and more.
About SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)
4-note chords in both hands with large stretches and leaps. Irregular and complicated rhythms.
Location: from U.S.
January 3, 2009
OK enough, but not a repertoire mainstay
I'm not a jazzer and only like a touch of jazz, but I try to incorporate a bit of it in my repertoire. This book had some, um, unique harmonies, including a few places that really must be misprints. There are some kinda fun rhythmic or harmonic passages, but it's...
27 of 58 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Singapore
November 20, 2007
some of the chords are weird, too many false relationship so not sure whether is a printing error.. it just sounded strange. but generally is a good book to explore student to different arrangement of x'mas song.
28 of 59 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Tucson, Az
Location: from Kentucky
November 25, 2003
Decent Christmas Jazz
I thought this book was decent. I wouldn't rave about it to friends, but I also wouldn't discourage someone from purchasing it. Just be aware that the arrangements are fairly easy, so no real challenge with any of the pieces. I was impressed with the fact that the songs did...
28 of 56 people found this review helpful.
Location: from SC