Cool, jazz-based pieces that provide an ideal introduction to playing in a jazz style. Piano Pizzazz is packed with techniques and tips to help pianists learn to swing and improvise. The free CD includes recordings of each piece, supported by notes in the book of what to listen out for and how to play with good jazz phrasing, which encourages critical listening and musicality. Most importantly, the series develops jazzing skills in Sarah’s acclaimed and effective style. Grades 1-3.
Sarah Watts has a passion for encouraging people to enjoy music. As Artistic Director of the National Youth Music Camps she plays a large part in promoting the Dankworth 'all music' philosophy that influenced her early years.