By Nikki Iles.
Jazz in Springtime is a stylish piano album which takes players on a musical
tour of springtime, presenting well-loved jazz standards such as April in
Paris and Honeysuckle Rose alongside cool original compositions by
celebrated jazz pianist Nikki Iles.
The nine pieces present a variety of jazz styles, including swing, folk,
samba, and contemporary, drawing inspiration from the likes of Keith Jarrett,
Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, and Chick Corea. With fully notated rhythms,
grooves, and improvisations, Jazz in Springtime is the perfect collection for
pianists looking for that authentic jazz sound.
- Nine arrangements and original pieces at intermediate level (Grades 4-7)
- Notated jazz solos, accessible yet idiomatic
- Wide range of styles, from swing to contemporary
- CD of full performances to help with interpretation