Jazz in Autumn + CD: Nine Pieces for Jazz Piano (Nikki Iles Jazz Series)

Jazz in Autumn + CD: Nine Pieces for Jazz Piano (Nikki Iles Jazz Series)

By: Nikki Iles (editor)Other Formats

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This stylish piano album takes players on a musical tour of autumn, presenting well-loved songs such as 'September in the Rain', 'Witchcraft', and '(Somewhere) Over the Rainbow' and original compositions on other seasonal themes. The nine pieces reflect a wide variety of jazz styles, including swing, waltz, calypso, and shuffle, and draw on artists such as Billie Holiday, Keith Jarrett, Stan Getz, and Frank Sinatra. With fully notated rhythms, grooves, and improvisations, Jazz in Autumn is the perfect collection for pianists looking for that authentic sound.

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About Author

Pianist and composer Nikki Iles was a founder member of the Creative Jazz Orchestra - working with Anthony Braxton, Mike Gibbs, Vince Mendoza, and Mark-Anthony Turnage. Her busy freelance career has found her playing with Peter Erskine (CJO), Kenny Wheeler, Art Farmer, Julian Arguelles, Stan Sulzmann, Norma Winstone, Tony Coe, Tina May, and Rufus Reid. Her music has been commissioned and performed also by the London Sinfonietta and Tim Garland's Underground Orchestra. A committed educator, Nikki is senior lecturer at Middlesex University, visiting professor at the Guildhall School of Music, Royal Academy, and Trinity College of Music, London, and an adviser to ABRSM. She holds a British Jazz Award (1996), an award from the International Association for Jazz Education (2002), and was twice nominated for a Parliamentary Jazz Award. 'A formidable UK jazz presence' - John Fordham, The Guardian


Here's That Rainy Day ; Maple Red ; Danny Boy ; September in the Rain ; Harvest Calypso ; Autumn in New York ; Somewhere over the rainbow ; Witchcraft ; Autumn Glory

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780193394650
  • Format: Other Formats
  • Number Of Pages: 32
  • ID: 9780193394650
  • weight: 158
  • ISBN10: 0193394650

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