An eclectic mix of lighthearted rags, arrangements of popular Gershwin songs, nostalgic novelty pieces, and driving boogie-woogie are featured in this book and CD collection. Pianists will find these gems challenging but surefire audience-pleasers. The CD, performed by Valery Lloyd-Watts, provides a powerful auditory tool for musical interpretation.
Valery Lloyd-Watts studied at the Conservatory of Music in Toronto and the Royal College of Music in London. She earned a Master of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin, where she studied with Paul Badura-Skoda. She is best known for her expressive, meticulous recordings of the Suzuki® Piano School literature.
Titles: Boogie Woogie Etude * Bumble Boogie * The Cascades * Dizzy Fingers * Fascinating Rhythm * I Got Rhythm * Kitten on the Keys * Nola * Rialto Ripples * The Syncopated Clock.