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Jazz Beginnings, Level 1

By Larry Minsky

Piano - Level 1
Composed by Larry Minsky. Jazz Piano. Neil A. Kjos Piano Library. Jazz. Music book.

Item Number: KJ.WP541

ISBN 849796725. Jazz.

Your elementary students will be attracted to the jazzy sounds in the "showstopper" collection by Larry Minsky. Colonel Bogey March, Twinkle Twinkle Little Jazz Star, Ja Da, The Darktown Stutter's Ball, and Back Home in Indiana feature hand position changes for students and creative duet parts for teachers.

About Neil A. Kjos Piano Library

The Neil A. Kjos Piano Library is a comprehensive series of piano music in a wide variety of musical styles. The Library is divided into eleven levels and will provide students with a complete performance experience in both solo and ensemble music. Teachers will find the carefully graded levels appropriate when choosing repertoire for evaluations, auditions, festivals, and examinations. The Library includes: Fundamentals of Piano Theory; Piano Repertoire, Baroque & Classical; Piano Repertoire, Romantic & 20th Century; Piano Repertoire, Etudes; Scale Skills; Music of the 21st Century; New Age Piano; Jazz Piano; One Piano Four Hands; Music for Christmas.

  • Colonel Bogey March 
  • Danny Boy 
  • Twinkle Twinkle Little Jazz Star 
  • Roundup 
  • Greensleeves 
  • Ja Da 
  • The Darktown Strutter's Ball 
  • Back Home in Indiana 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • September 04, 2015 Just beginning jazz

    Easy arrangements of folk tunes have jazzy duets. For beginners.

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  • May 14, 2008 disappointing

    Though the teacher accompaniments are lyrical jazz, the student parts are straight folk with no jazz to them. Buy his higher level books.

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