Just Voices: Jazz

Books | SAT, SSA

Publisher: Novello
Series: Just Voices
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

The perfect introduction to unaccompanied three-part choral singing! Each book in the Just Voices series contains ten themed songs in simple a cappella arrangements created especially for beginners.

Complete piano reductions for easy rehearsal, all of the songs in the book can be sung by either a SSA or SAT choir, making Just Voices the most enjoyable and flexible introduction to unaccompanied choral singing available.

Just Voices Jazz brings together ten timeless jazz songs that make an ideal introduction to mastering the a cappella style.

ISBN: 9781847720528
Published on: 08 May 2007
No of pages: 48
Language: English
Catalogue No: NOV940654

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        Scores 8.9 out of 10 based on 7 reviews
        9 out of 10


        Tadley GB
        As always, prompt service and this is a nice selection for ladies voices.
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        Confirmed purchase: 21 September 2015
        Published on: 06 October 2015
        10 out of 10


        Great book we need some more thought
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        Confirmed purchase: 30 April 2015
        Published on: 20 May 2015
        9 out of 10


        Gosport, Hants GB
        Good mix of jazz- ideal for most choirs
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        Confirmed purchase: 10 January 2014
        Published on: 25 June 2014

        Musicroom Reviews

        A good selection of Jazz pieces, which are ideal for my choir!
        Anonymous - (Gosport, United Kingdom)
        This is the most difficult with the least nice arrangements of the Just Voices books I have seen. All the others in the series I have been delighted with but this doesn't match up.
        Anonymous - (Slough, United Kingdom)
        This is one of the best books in the series 'Just Voices'. Barrie Carson Turner's arrangements look to give some thematic interest to all three parts, although to be fair most resides with the soprano line. Secondly the 3rd line (Alto/Tenor) is pitched fairly low, so this line should be acceptable to baritones - or as it will be SAB in my choir. With 46 pages of music and 10 songs the book offers good value for money. I deducted one star because I would have liked the inclusion of chord symbols in this jazz style music to allow for an optional accompaniment.
        Anonymous - (Norwich, United Kingdom)
        This collection of ten popular jazz-sogns is, contains, just as the other books in this series, easy three-part arrangements for a cappella choirs, either three-part female voices or soprano, alto and tenor. The book contains real standards, even I who am not generally a jazz fan recognize eight out of ten songs! Most of the songs are from 1930-1960, but several of them have been recorded recently by for example Mike Bublé, so might well be recognized even by the younger singers. The arrangements are generally homophonic, all parts singing the same rhythm and text. In my opinion more could have been done with the alto part, maybe giving it some walking bases and rhythmic things to play with. The book works fine with choirs at a basic level, and I’ve used one or two songs for small groups of more advanced singers a few times, which has been successful.
        Anonymous - (Stockholm, Sweden)
        Looks fine for a filler for a concert - just a bit of fun. Looking forward to trying some out.
        Anonymous - (Stafford, United Kingdom)

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