Nikki Iles: Jazz In Springtime

Books and CDs | Piano

Catalogue No: 9780193391550
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

Jazz In Springtime is a stylish piano album which takes players on a musical tour of springtime, presenting well-loved jazz standards such as April in Paris and Honeysuckle Rose alongside cool original compositions by celebrated jazz pianist Nikki Iles.

The nine pieces present a variety of jazz styles, including swing, folk, samba, and contemporary, drawing inspiration from the likes of Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, and Chick Corea. With fully notated rhythms, grooves, and improvisations, Jazz in Springtime is the perfect collection for pianists looking for that authentic jazz sound.

    Nine arrangements and original pieces at intermediate level (Grades 4-7)
  • Notated jazz solos, accessible yet idiomatic
  • Wide range of styles, from swing to contemporary
  • CD of full performances to help with interpretation
  • Companion volume to Jazz On A Winter's Night (9780193365902) and Jazz On A Summer's Day (9780193379794).

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ISBN: 9780193391550
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 25 March 2013
No of pages: 32
Language: English
 
     
       

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        Quality of content
        9.6
        Value for money
        8.9
        Overall rating
        9.1
        Scores 9.1 out of 10 based on 8 reviews

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        5
        I love Nikki Iles' jazz arrangements. I already have her Christmas book and Jazz in Springtime is a welcome addition. The arrangements sound authentic and the written-out improvisations are useful for pianists where improvising is not a strong point! Highly recommended.
        Anonymous - (Bristol, United Kingdom)

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