The Magic of Standards
Eight Piano Solos
The Magic of Standards is a collection of eight new arrangements of beloved songs. Refreshingly original takes on songs from musicals, movies, and the jazz tradition equally celebrate the piano’s expressive potential and the communicative intimacy of these timeless tunes: Bewitched • Chelsea Bridge • The Girl from Ipanema • I’m Beginning to See the Light • Laura • Lulu’s Back in Town • Puttin’ On the Ritz • Wouldn’t It Be Loverly.
Jazz Etude Inspirations
8 Piano Etudes Inspired by the Masters
Jazz Etude Inspirations is a collection of eight original piano etudes inspired by some of the most important jazz pianists in history. Etudes in the style of legendary greats Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, McCoy Tyner, Jelly Roll Morton, Chick Corea, Brad Mehldau, Count Basie and Herbie Hancock will help students master some technical challenges posed by each artist’s individual style. The performance notes include a biography, practice tips and a list of significant recordings. Tunes include: Count on Me · Hand Battle · Jelly Roll Me Home · Minor Tyner · Oscar’s Bounce · Pineapple Woman · Repeat After Me · Tears Falling on Still Water. Intermediate to Late Intermediate level.
Jazz Band Pianist
Basic Skills for the Jazz Band Pianist
A perfect primer for a middle-school or high-school age pianist interested in joining their local or school jazz ensemble, this book consists ofstep-by-step instruction, review exercises, and practice pieces, as wel l as accompanying audio featuring live jazz musicians. Through clear, unintimidating instruction and fun pieces composed by jazz pianist Jeremy Siskind, students learn how to read chord symbols, “comp,” and form chord voicings.”
Big Band Shout
Students will be cool cats at the recital playing this swing-style solo.Composer Jeremy Siskind ingeniously weaves authentic jazz elements into this elementary-level piece with a teacher duet accompaniment that will bring down the house!
Double Agent! Piano Duets
Eight Enigmatic Duets for One Piano, Four Hands
Duets are double the fun with these jazzed-up gems. Primo and Secondo parts are equal in difficulty and perfect for intermediate-level students.Also excellent for themed recitals! Titles: Get Smart • Inspector Clouseau Theme • Inspector Gadget • James Bond Theme • Mission: Impossible Theme • The Pink Panther • Secret Agent Man • Soul Bossa Nova.
Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Showcase Solos Early Intermediate
Jazz pianist Jeremy Siskind has created an early-intermediate level (HLSPL level 4) piano solo that truly captures the Latin spirit of the conga. The repeating rhythm in the LH gives it the cool groove students will love and they even get to shout “Hey!”
Myths and Monsters
Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Composer Showcase Series Late
Nine originals from Jeremy Siskind, perfect for Halloween-themed fall recitals! Includes: Dracula • Leprechaun • The Mermaid’s Call • My Scaly Alien • T.Rex • Werewolf • The Wily Sphinx • Yeti Blues • The Zombie Song. The songs are arranged at a late elementary to early intermediate level.