This piece, written from the blue's scale beginning on D, allows students to do some of their own improvising on that scale. The 4/4 rhythm invites the performer to swing the eighths for that relaxed, "bluesy" feel students enjoy playing.
Blues Piano Sheet Music
This piece is written for Intermediate students who are interested in jazz and improvisation. Its lively tempo and swing rhythm makes it a fun piece to play as well.
Beginning in an A Major hand position, this moderate blues piece has a relaxed tempo with a lazy "swing" to it. The hand position moves and extends from the beginning 5-finger pattern as the piece progresses in an easy, accessible way. The pedal is used and is marked clearly in each measure.