It's never too late to play jazz gives players the chance to learn about jazz, as well as explore their favourite repertoire in easy-to-play arrangements. The pieces are suitable for those who have learnt for approximately one year, or have reached Level 14 of the It's never too late to play piano tutor, by Pam Wedgwood. This book guides the player through the different skills and techniques needed to play jazz, covering swing rhythm, syncopation, walking bass, blues and improvisation.
The pieces are gently progressive and include irresistible new pieces by Pam and Olly Wedgwood, as well as plenty of jazz classics such as I Get A Kick Out Of You, A Nightingale Sang, My Baby Just Cares For Me and As Time Goes By. The CD contains performance tracks and a range of backing tracks to bring your jazz playing to life!
Pam Wedgwood is one of the UK's favourite composers of popular piano music and creator of Jazzin' About, After Hours and Up-Grade. The ground-breaking It's never too late... Series gives adults the opportunity to learn the piano with a method devised especially for them. This best-selling tutor breaks the learning into manageable chunks, features accompanying CDs, and is packed with irresistible music and fascinating information - all the motivation needed to make learning fun!
Baby Bouncer; Anyone Home?; Hey! Mr Wong; A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square; King of the Swing; Shaken Not Stirred!; It Don't Mean a Thing; Strictly Samba; Deep River Blues; Walking with the Bass Man; Jump Jive!; My Baby Just Cares for Me; Roll-over; Mitsy; Batchelor Blues; Taking the Plunge!; Gimme the Answer Blues!: Copy Cat; Let There Be Love; A Foggy Day; Love Walked In; Let's Do It; I Get a Kick Out of You; My Funny Valentine; As Time Goes By; Next Stop, Piccadilly!