Easy Cool Cats
Songbook composed by Chrissy Ricker
Easy Cool Cats, is a collection of twelve easy showcase solos composed by Chrissy Ricker. These jazzy solos represent a variety of genres and will appeal to late beginners and early intermediates of all ages!
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About the composer
Chrissy Ricker holds a Master’s degree in music with a concentration in piano performance and pedagogy from Meredith College in North Carolina and is also a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music. She enjoys composing music that is educational, motivational, and just plain fun to play. Her piano music has been featured on the contest lists of many state and national organizations, including the National Federation of Music Clubs.
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