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18 February 2019

Press release by Schott Music

Modern Piano Improvisation




Modern Piano Improvisation


15 Easy Pieces for Playing & Improvising


Julia Hülsmann



• first volume in the series

• contains 15 easy pieces by famous musicians as well as new compositions

• has online audio files

Well- known jazz pianist Julia Hülsmann provides an easy and accessible introduction to Modern Piano Improvisation in this first volume of the series.

The book contains 15 easy pieces which demonstrates how to use just a few tones to develop your own improvisational ideas and motifs.

This volume contains known standards by great jazz musicians like Cole Porter and Sonny Rollins as well as compositions by Hülsmann herself which vary in style between modern jazz and pop sounds. Volume 1 is aimed at musicians who have already learnt the first technical basics on the piano and now wish to play more freely.

Modern Piano Improvisation provides the tools for pianists to find their own way of expressing themselves on the instrument.