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Advanced Jazz Piano By Andrea Vicari
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Andrea Vicari's concise guide to the art of jazz piano playing including help with harmony, rhythm, accompanying, soloing and repertoire. Suitable for adult learners and older teenagers looking to... More > get to grips with the mysteries of jazz; and classically trained pianists needing to teach ABRSM and Trinity Jazz exams.< Less
A-Rhythm-A-Tik By Andrea Vicari
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A-Rhythm-A-Tik is a collection of 27 original pieces in a variety of styles, levels and keys and is suitable for teenagers and adult learners. The music includes improvisation over simple harmonic... More > structures and the level is from grades 3-6 (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music). There are contemporary pieces influenced by jazz, classical , popular, TV themes and light music. Much of the music has a strong rhythmic element and identities such as swing, funk and latin. Many of the improvisations focus on groove rather than complex harmony. The arrangements are flexible and the performer can choose whether to include the improvisation or not. Rigid observing of the notated music is not necessary and again pianists may deviate from the written material as long as much of the important elements of the composition are in place. The music comes with a series of online lessons by the composer at www.andreavicari.com< Less