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Norton, Christopher - Easiest Way to Improvise
description: Piano, CD

PublisherBoosey & Hawkes (London)
SeriesEasiest Way to Improvise
Availability: Stock Title
Level of Difficulty:Intermediate
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Improvisation can seem daunting to classically-trained musicians, who can feel lost without written music to follow. Many people have always wanted to improvise, or find that they have to teach it, but are unsure how to start.

Now the first book in a revolutionary new series brings improvisation within the reach of all players and teachers, even beginners: and there is no-one better to write it than Christopher Norton, composer of the bestselling Microjazz series, with his unrivalled reputation for writing and teaching popular styles.

Christopher Norton’s Easiest Way to Improvise promises a new and truly easy approach! Designed for teachers and players who have little or no confidence in improvisation, it reveals the "magic move" that will really transform your "doodlings" into fully fledged performances. Its user-friendly format combines a practical workbook and a fabulous CD resource.


01 Fax Blues
02 Blues no.1
03 Intercity stomp
04 A day in Majorca
05 Country ballad
06 Get in step
07 A thought
08 After the battle
09 Struttin'
10 Picnic piece
11 Riviera
12 On the right lines
13 Stairway
14 Duet for one
15 A winter song

Customer Reviews

""Struttin'" and "Stomp" are two of my students' favorite pieces. Not too difficult and very satisfying. Martha Beth Lewis"
Rating: 5/5  05/05/2005 By: Martha Beth Lewis

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