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Classics to Jazz * Complete Highlight Edition with CD

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Composed by Various. Arranged by Tony Santorella & Jonathon Robbins. This edition: Paperback. Collection. Jazz. Book & CD. With Text Language: English. 128 pages. Published by Santorella Publications (SP.TS154CD).

Item Number: SP.TS154CD

ISBN 9781585602544.

The Classics to Jazz collection published by Santorella Publications features some of the most popular masterworks from four of the greatest musical geniuses in history. Each piece is first presented in its original form and then on the following page, it is arranged with a Jazz feel. The Classics to Jazz series is a great educational tool for the advancing pianist making the transition from Classical studies to the exciting world of Jazz Piano. These curiously irresistible melodies arranged & edited by Jonathon Robbins will grab you as soon as you begin to play. Fun and exciting, these pieces will become the most played tunes in your library. The "Complete Highlights" features the works of Carl Czerny, Charles Hanon, Johann Sebastian Bach & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This late intermediate to advanced text is a "must have" - "must study" assortment of challenging crossover pieces for those who would like to get some fun back into their practice sessions. The Classics to Jazz * Complete Highlight Edition published by Santorella Publications includes a performance CD. Each classic exercise and jazz piece is played "up to tempo" by Craig Stevens on an acoustic grand piano. This Craig Stevens performance is truly remarkable! All we can say is "Wow" and so too, will you! These "four fabulous sections" include: Johann Sebastian Bach: Bouree in E Minor - Minuet in G - March in D - Corrente - Minuet in G Minor - Little Prelude * (derived from the masterworks of J. S. Bach). Carl Czerny: Exercise No. 1 - 15 - 20 - 22 - 25 - 34 - 37 - 42 - 59 - 63 - 70 * (derived from Czerny's 160 Eight-measure Exercises). Charles L. Hanon: Exercise No. 1 - 2 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 8 * (derived from Hanon's Sixty Exercises for the Virtuoso Pianist). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante - Larghetto - Minuet in G - Minuet in D - Minuet in F - Minuet in C * (derived from the masterworks of W. A. Mozart).

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