Martha Mier: Jazz, Rags And Blues - Book 2

Books | Piano

Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Composer: Martha Mier
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

Jazz is an important and distinctive American contribution to 20th Century music. Jazz, Rags And Blues - Book 2 contains 8 original solos by Martha Mier, that reflect the various styles of the jazz idiom, including lyrical, sophisticated blues-jazz and happy, bouncing rags. Suitable for the early-intermediate to intermediate Pianist.

ISBN: 9780739008508
Skill Level: Easy Explain this
Published on: 01 January 1993
No of pages: 24
Language: English
Catalogue No: FMS6643
 
     
       

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        Martha Mier: Jazz, Rags And Blues - Book 2 reviews verified by reevooReevoo

        Quality of content
        9.5
        Value for money
        9.1
        Overall rating
        9.6
        Scores 9.6 out of 10 based on 7 reviews
        10 out of 10

        Diana

        Guildford GB Recreational intermediate pianist
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        Really fun, great- sounding tunes that are a suitable level for my daughter to learn (just completed Grade 2) yet still fun for me to play (intermediate level player). Nice mix of blues, ragtime and jazz sounds.
        Reviewer left no comment
        Confirmed purchase: 27 July 2018
        Published on: 10 August 2018

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        10 out of 10

        Val

        Dudley GB I have been teaching
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        Students love this series. Book 1 especially is a great introduction to jazz style pieces. I would recommend 100%.
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        Confirmed purchase: 30 April 2018
        Published on: 14 May 2018

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        10 out of 10

        Emma

        kent GB
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        As a teacher good for improvisation to start a lesson
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        Confirmed purchase: 05 November 2014
        Published on: 19 November 2014

        Musicroom Reviews

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        5
        Great fun to play between exams, and for those pupils who want to progress without the stress of exams. The standard is approximately the same as the book number, i.e, book 2 is about Grade 2+. The pieces vary in character, too, so plenty of performance skills to work on.
        Anonymous - (Highbridge, United Kingdom)
        5
        Martha Mier never disappoints. I don't think there is a dud piece in the book. They are all really good enjoyable pieces, that any Grade 2-ish student would appreciate.
        Anonymous - (North East England)
        4
        Another excellent book from Martha Mier, for Uk Grade 2-3 pupils, to introduce non-classical style. I enjoyed playing Wild Honeysuckle Rag. Like the Book 1, the printing is large, clear, and easy-to-read, and the sounds are authentic.
        Anonymous - (Bridlington, United Kingdom)
        4
        great mix of boogie-type tunes - perfect for someone who has not played this type of music before (I am an adult learner - about Grade 2) - makes a nice change from classical.
        Anonymous - (Northwich, United Kingdom)
        5
        What a gem! Love these books, great selection of pieces. I particularly like the Jazz Waltz (Red Rose Rendezvous). They are ideal to pick up in between exams for a bit of light relief.
        Anonymous - (Urmston, United Kingdom)
        5
        These books are a new discovery for me and I like them very much - Mier has a knack of writing music that is easy to play but sounds impressive and authentic. The print is very easy to read, and my pupils are enthusiastic about learning each new piece. The rags in particular are very nicely written.
        Anonymous - (Wigton, United Kingdom)

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