Bill Boyd's masterful craftsmanship is readily apparent in these 11 pieces, part of Hal Leonard’s Composer Showcase
series. Slightly easier than his intermediate-level books, this solo collection for the early-intermediate pianist explores a variety of jazz styles from Blues to Swing. Bill's original solos lay out essential style elements in pieces that fit a developing pianist's technique easily, providing students with ample opportunity to develop finesse through enticing melodies and subtle harmonies. The pieces include:
- Music in a large range of keys
- Use of the full range of the keyboard
- Elements of syncopation and timing
- 2 - 4 page solos;
An imaginative collection of pieces, sure to please any age or performance occasion!