By Martha Mier
Piano Solo Sheet Music
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Jazz, Rags & Blues
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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 Publishing (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 aren’t keen on classical music to discover an appreciation for the timeless melodies."
-Jean Ritter, Progressions.
Location: from Chicago, Ill
November 27, 2011
Jazz, Rags & Blues-book 5
Bought these for my students to get away from the standard classical style of playing. The 8 songs in this book have different style rhythms from blues,Jazz, and Ragtime. This book 5 has some very good syncopated rhythms, plus I have the students also add some improv. or change the...
12 of 30 people found this review helpful.
May 20, 2011
Jazz, Rags & Blues, Book 5
Excellent! There are not too many intermediate jazz books--most are either easy or too hard. This book contains interesting and playable jazz pieces for the intermediate to advanced student.
21 of 42 people found this review helpful.
Location: from North Carolina
June 3, 2009
Another fun Mier book.
I agree with Great. If you like Martha Mier's compositions, you won't be disappointed with her latest jazz book. A few of the pieces are somewhat trickier to play than those in her previous books.
25 of 52 people found this review helpful.
May 17, 2009
Great (Much Harder Than The First 4!)
I have been a long time fan of Martha Mier's Jazz, Rags, and Blues series. But the books had become too easy for me (though I still enjoyed playing them). So when I found out that Mier had written a fifth book in the series, I went and ordered it...
34 of 60 people found this review helpful.