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8 September 2021

Press release by Schott Music

Beginning Jazz Piano Part 1

An Introduction to Swing, Blues, Latin and Funk
Part 1: Everything You Need To Get Started

for piano

Tim Richards


  • From the best-selling author of Improvising Blues Piano
  • For beginners
  • Online audio tracks and interactive sheet music


Best-selling author Tim Richards is back with a new jazz method. Aimed at players with a basic piano technique, volume one of this two part method provides an insight into basic jazz harmony and improvisation techniques, including scales, chords and left-hand shapes. Both volumes can be used consecutively or simultaneously.

Perfect for piano lessons or self-study, Beginning Jazz Piano contains a mixture of original compositions, traditional standards and new arrangements of well-known jazz songs. Each piece includes an accompanying bass line, audio files and interactive sheet music.

Tim Richards is a renowned jazz pianist, performer and educator who has been present on the UK and international jazz scene since the early 1980s.