Jazz Piano for the Young Beginner is designed specifically for beginning piano students who are looking for fun and modern music material. It begins with chapters on how to find notes on the piano, hand positioning and an introduction to rhythm and musical notation. It discusses posture, explains how to select an appropriate instrument and includes a simple glossary of musical terms. Jazz Piano for the Young Beginner consist of 30 fun piano pieces including Chatter Rag, Friday Boogie, Max's Trot and Blue All the Way, composed by Mel Bay best selling author of Jazz Piano Chords and Jazz Piano Scales, Misha V. Stefanuk. the included CD allows students to enjoy the music and to hear how the pieces should be performed.
An enjoyable introduction to the piano for young beginners. Covers the basics of both melody and chord playing using simple arrangements of favorite children's songs. Features entertaining full color illustrations along with each song.
Alfred's Basic Prep Course, Lesson Book A is specifically designed for beginners who are five years old and up. Through the use of appealing music and attractive illustrations, it is no wonder that Lesson Book A is the most widely used young beginner's piano book now available. This course takes into consideration the normal attention span, as well as the small-sized hands of the young beginner. Shortly after beginning, the young student will be able to play "Merrily We Roll Along." The complete Prep Course consists of six books (Levels A through F). This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician.
A carefully graded lesson by lesson method for the younger student, using very easy arrangements of over 20 favorite children's songs. Introduces five notes on each hand using the white notes only. Beautifully illustrated throughout in full color. Includes a matching CD & DVD covering all the lessons in the book.
LET'S PLAY PIANO: A Complete Course for Young Beginners Even the youngest beginner will enjoy learning to play with this inspiring and colourful book. All the basics are covered in easy stages and students will soon be playing simple tunes. The emphasis is on learning to read the music well with a wide variety of activities designed to make lessons fun and interesting. Easy to follow, step by step, course with colourful illustrations Learn well known tunes, including: Au Clair de la Lune Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Frere Jacques Yankee Doodle We Three Kings Happy Birthday Kum Bah Ya When the Saints Go Marching In Fun quizzes to encourage revision and aid memory Learn to read notes and understand printed music
Designed to coordinate page-by-page with the Lesson Books, each Theory Book contains enjoyable games and quizzes that reinforce the principles presented in the Lesson Books. Students can increase their musical understanding while they are away from the keyboard.