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Blues for Alice

Charlie Parker
Year of composition
Year of arrangement
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
1 minute
Jazz music and Blues music
Solo instrument (Piano)
Instrumental parts
Not available

A piano arrangement of a classic Charlie Parker tune. I’ve written this for the aspiring jazz pianist who is already accomplished on the piano but isn’t too confident with jazz or improvising.

The form is simple and contains a short intro, the main theme, a written solo, the theme again and a short ending. I have included chords so the the more advanced jazz pianist can have a go at improvising their own solo.

I hope you enjoy this arrangement. Please do get in touch with any feedback you might have - michael.roberts@ucl.ac.uk

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