Stage Left!: Volume 1
Left-Handed Solos with Teacher Duets
Songbook arranged by Jennifer Eklund
Stage Left is a book of 17 beginning level, multi-key solos written for left-hand only featuring familiar melodies that have been refreshed with modern rhythms and free backing tracks. Great exercises for strengthening bass clef reading, left-hand dexterity, and exploring transposition. This new second edition now contains teacher duet parts for each piece.
Stage Left!: Volume 1 (Hardcopy)
Stage Left!: Volume 1 (Digital: Single User)
Stage Left!: Volume 1 (Digital: Unlimited Reproductions)
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About the arranger
Jennifer Eklund holds a bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in performance and pedagogy and a master’s degree in historical musicology from California State University, Long Beach. She is an avid arranger, composer, and author of the Piano Pronto® method books series as well as a wide variety of supplemental songbooks for students of all ages and levels.
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