A fun book of jazzy pieces to encourage students in the early stages of learning. This book starts with just one note and takes you up to sixteen. A free CD is included containing the pieces with and without the violin part.
"Razzamajazz was the first series I wrote and I still think it is one of the most useful. The idea behind the various instrumental versions was to provide a way of learning an instrument while playing actual pieces. I thought the teacher might find it a useful accompaniment to the traditional tutor book.
I really wanted to write pieces which made the student sound good, right from the very first note. I wanted to set the student up for success by writing each piece with a special accompaniment that made them feel they had achieved something great, and made them want to turn the page and learn more.." - Sarah Watts
- Great for complete beginners or those returning to playing Review by P Barlow (Amazon, Mar 2010)
This book is not a tutor book but is a book of short modern pieces which introduce the notes one or two at a time. At first I thought this was going to be too simple, boring even, but the backing tracks on the CD are wonderful and I have had such fun playing along with them. Good book to use as a supplement to a proper tutor book and/or lessons. Great fun! (Posted on 11/01/2013)
- Razzamajazz Violin Review by Gabrielle Horne
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