Piano students thrive on experiencing a variety of musical styles, and teachers are discovering that jazz is the perfect avenue for motivating their students. Not only is the music fun to play, it also opens them up to the vital musical tradition of artistic expression.
That's Jazz covers the main jazz styles of swing, ethnic, and rock, and allows all teachers - even those with limited or no jazz training - to feel confident leading students through their first jazz experiences.
Whether used as a jazz method or as supplemental material, That's Jazz provides a solid foundation in jazz Piano. Notated tunes stand alone as outstanding recital choices, while additional improvisation skills and activities allow students to delve deeper into the world of jazz.