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Jazz Beginnings Preparatory

By Larry Minsky

Piano - Preparatory
Composed by Larry Minsky. Jazz Piano. Neil A. Kjos Piano Library. Jazz. Music book. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.WP540).

Item Number: KJ.WP540

ISBN 849796695.

Larry Minsky uses stationary five finger positions with melody lines divided evenly between the hands in the FUN introduction to jazz styling. Jazz elements and jazz harmonizations are found in the teacher duet part for: When the Saints, Where Has My Little Dog Gone?, Glow the Man Down, Camptown Races, Billy Boy, and more.

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.

  • Where Has My Little Dog Gone? 
  • Blow the Man Down 
  • The Bowery 
  • Hanging Around 
  • Camptown Races 
  • Billy Boy 
  • When the Saints 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 4

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  • 2015-09-04 21:08:27.0 Description says it all

    Jazzy accompaniments and a folk melody make a dazzling duet in jazz beginnings. The description says it all!

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    Marta Dee
    Sonoma County, California
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  • 2008-05-14 00:00:00.0 Dissapointing

    Though the teacher accompaniments are lyrical jazz, the student parts are all straight easy folk songs with no jazz to them. Buy his higher levels.

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