Beale Charles

Jazz Piano from Scratch

a how-to guide for students and teachers
ABRSM Jazz Piano

for: Piano

Music lesson book, playback-CD

Item no.293568
Author/ComposerBeale Charles
Scope208 pages; 21 × 29.7 cm
Release year2004
Publisher/ProducerABRSM Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music
Producer No.ABRSM 0154
35.00 €
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (Germany )
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  • a complete step-by-step guide to playing jazz with confidence and style
  • guides the complete beginner through the early stages and in playing first solos
  • builds confidence in rhythm, melody and harmony and puts these together in different jazz styles
  • contains many activities to develop skills
  • full-length CD illustrates the points made and provides an exhilarating backdrop to your work
  • an indispensable companion to ABRSM’s jazz piano exams, with Part III dealing with the exam in detail


  • Part 1 Starting out, Chapters 1-6 [Charles Beale]
  • Part II Moving On, Chapters 7-12 [Charles Beale]
  • Part III Preparing for the Exam, Chapters 13-17 [Charles Beale]
  • Peanut Vendor [Moises Simons]
  • Take the ‘A’ Train [Billy Strayhorn]
  • Barrelhouse Blues [Tim Richards]