A fun book designed to introduce the beginning pianist to jazz techniques such as syncopation, swing, blues, and walking bass. Each unit comprises short exercises and studies, building up to a fun jazz piece in Pam Wedgwood's inimitable style. Cool syncopation, funky riffs, and smooth, stylish tunes--from dynamic to nostalgic, the Jazzin' About series has it all! Six units with numerous original songs and exercises within: It's Cool to Swing! * Walking the Bass * Playing the Blues * Syncopation * Fourths, Fifths, and Sevenths.