Play It! Jazz and Folk Songs

Play It! Jazz and Folk Songs

A Superfast Way to Learn Awesome Songs on Your Piano or Keyboard

Jennifer Kemmeter, Antimo Marrone


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A fun and easy way to learn to play the piano or keyboard, with helpful instruction on favorite jazz pieces.

Written by the author of the best-selling Build It! series in collaboration with an experienced piano teacher, the Play It! books teach young readers how to play the piano or keyboard in a simple, effective way. Using color-coded notes and character icons, the books include piano sheet music of favorite popular songs, as well as a primer on how to read sheet music and some basic techniques. With this method, you'll go from simply pressing colors on the keyboard to reading and playing music in no time! 

In Play It! Jazz and Folk Songs, learn to play songs like “The Entertainer,” “Scarborough Fair,” and more beloved pieces from the jazz and traditional song libraries. For beginners of all ages, the Play It! series is the perfect companion on your musical journey.


Jennifer Kemmeter:
Jennifer Kemmeter is a designer and publisher, as well as the author and creator of the best-selling Build It! series, easy and fun LEGO® books with creative building projects for young kids. Her new Play It! series focuses on teaching beginners how to read sheet music and play the piano or keyboard. Through books, she seeks to develop image-based tools to aid children in developing logical and creative approaches to independent problem solving. Jennifer lives in London, England, with twin sons who fill her home with their own piano education.|||Antimo Marrone earned a Master’s degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples and has taught piano in Italy and the United Kingdom since 2000. He has instructed students of all levels, from beginner to advanced, in technique, music theory, improvisation, composition, and history. Antimo is passionate about developing innovative techniques to help students learn more effectively and become more motivated, and seeks to apply this passion to his love of music and piano.