Christmas Around the World

Products featured on Pianodao are selected for review by ANDREW EALES.
When you purchase using the site’s retail links, Pianodao may earn a small commission, but this does not affect the price you pay.

GET ADVICE ON YOUR PLAYING


Earlier this year I introduced Hal Leonard’s Jennifer Linn Series in my review of the excellent Easy Elementary collection Rendezvous At The Zoo.

Just in time for this year’s festivities, Christmas Around the World is a new addition to the series, this time suitable for Intermediate+ players, defined as:

“…advancing pianists who have progressed to the Piano Solo level and enjoy lush accompaniments and stylistic original compositions and arrangements.”

Whether adopted within the world of the Jennifer Linn Series or beyond it, this publication offers a very interesting and worthwhile addition to the seasonal music shelf of any player or teacher, so let’s investigate further…

Continue reading Christmas Around the World

Rendezvous at the Zoo

Products featured on Pianodao are selected for review by ANDREW EALES.
When you purchase using the site’s retail links, Pianodao may earn a small commission, but this does not affect the price you pay.

GET ADVICE ON YOUR PLAYING


Jennifer Linn is one of America’s most respected educational composers, authors and arrangers, with dozens of titles to her name. These include several collections of her own compositions, arrangements of music from popular shows, the Hal Leonard Piano for Teens method, and several award-winning classical editions in the Schirmer Performance library.

Many of Linn’s publications are best-sellers in the US, but most are less well-known here in the UK. Her latest publication is Rendezvous at the Zoo, and will certainly be of interest to anyone teaching children at early elementary level, regardless where in the world they are based… so let’s take a look!

Continue reading Rendezvous at the Zoo