Jazz on a Summer's Day
Grade level: 5,6,7,8
Jazz on a Summer's Day is a unique collection of stylish jazz arrangements and original compositions for solo piano. It conveys the many sides of summer through swing, blues, samba, calypso, and folk. The author's credentials, as a celebrated jazz pianist and composer, guarantee a perfect introduction to jazz.
CONTENTS: 1. On the sunny side of the street (Dorothy Fields/Jimmy McHugh, arr. Nikki Iles), 2. The Summer knows (A. & M. Bergman/Michel Legrand, arr. Nikki Iles), 3. East Coast Blues, 4. Guava, 5. Summertide, 6. The touch of your lips (Ray Noble, arr. Nikki Iles), 7. The last rose of summer (Thomas Moore/J. A. Stevenson, arr. Nikki Iles), 8. Shaker Song (duet) (Jay Beckenstein, arr. Nikki Iles), 9. Sundown.