Play Jazz & More by
is one of the most widely accepted and innovative approaches to be released in over a decade. With the latest addition of Book 3, “Playing
the Blues,” the entire methodical series has come together, and the
ultimate goal of learning how to improvise from the very beginning has been achieved, while gaining
all the necessary skills needed to become a well rounded student of piano.
Play Jazz & More is
not your typical, classic approach toward learning to play the piano. Its
innovation and effectiveness are the result of the belief in a very simple
philosophy… learning music is supposed to be fun! This 4 book series is ideal for use in private study as well as in a group setting. Teachers with a
variety of musical backgrounds will find it easy to implement the techniques
presented in this progressively different, yet educationally sound and complete
the Author, Jay Latulippe:
is the co-owner and Music Director of Let’s Play Music & Make Art,
an established center for music education in the New England area. He grew up in
a family of many generations of musicians and music educators, and has taught
countless numbers of students on a wide variety of instruments, as well as
voice, theory, and composition.
graduated from the University of Missouri, at Kansas City where he received a full
scholarship in performance. He is an accomplished arranger and composer, and
the author of over a dozen books and methodical series published by Santorella
addition to teaching in his studios, Jay is in great demand as a clinician and
keeps a busy schedule teaching students at the college level. Jay also performs
routinely as a soloist with a focus on jazz, classical & popular genres.