Songbook composed by Jenny Walker
Shape Up is a collection of twelve showcase-style technical studies composed by Jenny Walker. These pieces explore a variety of tonal centers and time signatures and will serve as an important collection for early intermediates and beyond.
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About the composer
Jenny Walker grew up in Southampton, England and now resides in the county of Lincolnshire where she has a thriving teaching business. She holds an honours degree in music from the University of Wales and a diploma in piano performance from the Guildhall School of Music. She has always enjoyed creating music. Her Irish heritage, fiddle playing, and love of Debussy have greatly influenced her compositional style.
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