Smooth Sailing (Later Elementary Level). Composed by Stanford King. For Piano/Keyboard. Willis. Late Elementary. 24 pages. Willis Music #12354. Published by Willis Music (HL.406503).
Description: Jamaica Jump is suggestive of the music of the West Indies which most always contains syncopated rhythms.
Purpose: The purpose of this piece is to instill a knowledge of Jazz which should help one to play ragtime, swing and rock music.
Suggestions for Instruction: Have the student count the time with “ands” (i.e. 1 “and” 2 “and” etc.)
Key: C Major.