A Jazzy Christmas Book 2
is the great follow up to the popular A Jazzy Christmas Book 1
for solo Piano, containing a further 13 jazz arrangements of more of your favourite Christmas classics.
This book is the next instalment in the series for the pianist who is tired of the same old arrangements of traditional seasonal songs that have been heard and played many times before. This songbook includes even more arrangements of festive favourites, with an interesting and exciting jazz twist. These songs are guaranteed to get the attention and respect of your audience. Expertly arranged by Paul Honey, songs like Jingle Bells, O Come All Ye Faithful and Santa Baby get the jazz-treatment in this follow-up edition.
Pianists and audiences will enjoy playing and hearing these innovative and cool twists on the Yuletide classics. The jazzy melodies and unexpected chords breathe new life into the tired old tunes, and listeners will enjoy hearing how these versions differ from the ones they are familiar with. As with the first book, the challenge of these pieces presents yet another enjoyable part of the series. After you've mastered the traditional songs, these new and reinvigorated versions will keep your audience on their toes, and will keep your fingers working.
So, whether you have already mastered the first book and you are hungry for more jazz-inspired Christmas, or you just prefer the tunes included in this one, the jazz harmonies, rhythms and melodies of these arrangements in A Jazzy Christmas are sure to bring a freshness to your soundtrack this Christmas.