Jazz Technique Takes Off! is packed with 15 irresistible intermediate level jazz studies for solo violin and violin duet expertly written and arranged by Mary Cohen to extend players’ technique. Approximately grade 4 to 6 level. Each piece concentrates on a specific jazz style, and has practice and performance tips to guide the student and outline technical and musical goals.
A perfect introduction to true jazz playing, including all-time favourites such as Summertime, Who Wants To Be A millionaire? and Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love).
"I have been meaning to write to say how much pleasure Technique Takes Off has given me and my students. Beautifully conceived, imaginative and great fun to teach. I have been using it at higher levels with more detail too. All power to your elbow!"
William Bruce (Head of Strings and ABRSM examiner)