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Nikki Iles Jazz series RSS

  • Unique arrangements and compositions at intermediate level, in authentic jazz styles
  • Fully notated jazz solos, accessible yet idiomatic
  • Wide range of jazz, from swing standards to contemporary
  • CDs of full performances by Nikki Iles, to help with interpretation
  • The author's credentials, as a celebrated jazz pianist and educator, guarantee the perfect introduction to jazz

    "An authentic jazz sound can be easily created using Nikki's notated rhythms, grooves, harmonies and solos, and the expertise of the arranger guides players through the diversity of jazz characters. These stylish arrangements and compositions are the perfect introduction to jazz." - Piano Professional, September 2018

    Nikki Iles

    Pianist and composer Nikki Iles was a founder member of the Creative Jazz Orchestra - working with Anthony Braxton, Mike Gibbs, Vince Mendoza, and Mark-Anthony Turnage. Her busy freelance career has found her playing with Peter Erskine (CJO), Kenny Wheeler, Art Farmer, Julian Argüelles, Stan Sulzmann, Norma Winstone, Tony Coe, Tina May, and Rufus Reid. Her music has been commissioned and performed also by the London Sinfonietta and Tim Garland's Underground Orchestra. A committed educator, Nikki is senior lecturer at Middlesex University, visiting professor at the Guildhall School of Music, Royal Academy, and Trinity College of Music, London, and an adviser to ABRSM. She holds a British Jazz Award (1996), an award from the International Association for Jazz Education (2002), and was twice nominated for a Parliamentary Jazz Award.

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