In Recital® with Jazz, Blues, & Rags Book 1 begins this exciting new series with 13 fun jazz, blues, and rag-style pieces specifically for the early-elementary student. A delightful mixture of original solos and arrangements of well-known pieces follows the leveling guidelines of the other In Recital® series books, ensuring that students will be successful with this repertoire! When students are successful, they will be motivated to play the classics of the jazz, blues, and rag idiom. Includes full-performance recordings along with insightful information in About the Pieces and Composers.
A-Tisket, A-Tasket The Run-Around Rag Swingin’ Cats When the Saints Go Marching In Bill Bailey, Won’t You Please Come Home? Visions in the Night Blue Danube Blues Bringin’ It Home Rainbows Sunshine Rag Swanee Avalon Glad Cat Rag
In Book 2, the elementary student will really have a blast playing pieces with titles such as "Rockin' the Blues" and "Ice Cream Rag," plus many more! These fun educational solos and arrangements of various jazz, blues, and rag standards are carefully composed and arranged for the student's specific proficiency level. These pieces are great motivators and provide a spirited supplement to regular lesson assignments. Includes full-performance recordings along with interesting information in About the Pieces and Composers.
Book 3 is especially arranged for the late-elementary student, who will love practicing and performing pieces from this collection. Solos such as "The Entertainer," "Alarm Clock Blues," and "Ain't We Got Fun?" are just a few of the wonderful choices that will fulfill a student's jazzy mood! Includes a full-performance downloadable audio tracks along with engaging information in About the Pieces and Composers.
Grey’s Blues Frankie and Johnny Alarm Clock Blues Wade in the Water Echoes from the Snowball Club Peacherine Rag Zigzag The Entertainer Take Me Out to the Ball Game Ain’t We Got Fun Mama Don’t ‘Low Summer Rain Crazy Blues
Arranged for the early intermediate student, this collection of jazz, blues, & rags contains favorites such as "12th Street Rag," "Night Train," "Pine Apple Rag," and many more. The early-intermediate student can choose from a variety of solos and equal-part duets that will provide a perfect balance of styles to their traditional repertoire. Includes full-performance recordings along with insightful information in About the Pieces and Composers.
Book 5 of In Recital® with Jazz, Blues, & Rags gives the intermediate-level pianist a wonderful collection of solos and equal-part duets to choose from, sure to become personal favorites in their performance repertoire. Solo titles include "Ragamuffin," "Chatterbox Rag," and "Jazz Toccata," and equal-part duets include arrangements of "Dill Pickles Rag," "Bohemia," and "(The Original) Chicago Blues." As in all of the books of the In Recital® series, the pieces are written to conform to the pedagogical criteria for the specific level, so students are assured that the repertoire is appropriately leveled and written with the utmost creativity. Includes full-performance recordings along with interesting information in About the Pieces and Composers.
Book 6 completes the collection of jazz, blues, & rags in this exciting series. Here the late-intermediate student is presented with the finest arrangements and originals in these unique genres. Arrangements such as "The Saint Louis Blues," "Angel Eyes," and "Jelly Roll Blues," along with original solos, will become definite favorites of teachers and students! Includesfull-performance recordings along with engaging information in About the Pieces and Composers.