Piano Solo Sheet Music
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The Joy Of Jazz (Piano Solo). Edited by Denes Agay. For Piano/Keyboard. Yorktown. Jazz. SMP Level 5 (Intermediate). Collection. Chord names and fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 48 pages. Yorktown Music Press #YK21087. Published by Yorktown Music Press (HL.14001247).
ISBN 0825680042. With chord names and fingerings (does not include words to the songs). Jazz. 9x12 inches.
The works of the biggest personalities in the world of jazz--Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Fats Waller, and Dizzy Gillespie--make up only part of this comprehensive collection. Ragtime, Dixieland, bebop, modern jazz, and rock are all well represented.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 4-5.
About SMP Level 5 (Intermediate)
Seventh chords and melodies in both hands. More difficult note reading with ledger lines above and below the staff.
Location: from Rochester, NY
July 14, 2012
The Joy of Jazz
This collection is very suitable for the early intermediate and more advanced piano student, depending on the reading abilities. The arrangements are good. I use this book as an introduction to jazz and improvisation. It works well for upper elementary and middle school aged students.
6 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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Location: from Karlsruhe, Germany
September 11, 2006
Great for not so advanced players.
In general it is very hard to find good jazz pieces that are not too difficult and sound great at the same time. Often the easy arrangements are really boring and leave out much of the original sound. Not here! Inspite the range of difficulty from intermediate to late intermediate,...
27 of 52 people found this review helpful.