Easing Into Jazz
Jazz Originals & Improvisations to Standard Changes
By Noreen Lienhard
Intermediate / Advanced
Many jazz giants have used the technique of creating new jazz tunes based on the progressions of well-known standards. Easing into Jazz guides the intermediate to advanced piano student in the fundamentals of improvisation by utilizing well-known chord progressions of popular standards to create new tunes and improvisations for those progressions.