(Educational Piano Library). An outstanding introduction to jazz and blues for beginning students of any age! Bill Boyd's trademark, stunning ability to translate "e;real"e; jazz style into easy, fun solos for the elementary pianist is readily apparent in each and every piece in this collection. These original, easy-to-play jazzy solos, use basic 5-finger patterns, at times shifting up to IV, V and back to the Tonic in a "e;12-bar blues"e; pattern. Uses rhythms in quarter and half notes, simple meters, and basic keys. 10 Solos: B.B.'s Boogie * Blue Rock * Blues Prelude * Chill Out! * A Little Latin * Minor Is Finer * Rockin' the Boat * Stompin' * Swing-A-Ling.
Jazz Starters Piano Solos