From the Publisher
Christopher Norton’s acclaimed Microjazz has won worldwide popularity with teachers and players alike for its stimulating blend of contemporary popular genres and classical values. “The Microjazz Trumpet Collection 1” is a set of brand-new easy pieces in popular styles such as jazz, blues, rock and reggae, arranged in progressive order of difficulty. Microjazz is the world famous series of pieces based on classical technique yet using popular contemporary styles. Microjazz helps you develop musicianship and technique through the familiar sounds and styles of popular music. It is this unique combination of modern genres with traditional technique that has made Microjazz an international success with teachers and players, and one of the most widely used educational series ever published. New technology brings Microjazz alive and adds an exciting interactive dimension to practice and performance. Based on classical technique, Microjazz is great way to introduce rhythm and develop co-ordination skills whilst being fun for all ages and standards. A great motivator for the reluctant student, the pieces are equally effective on acoustic or electronic instruments.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).