by Mike Steinel.
Specifically designed to teach jazz basics to students with 1 or 2 years playing experience, but with no prior experience playing jazz. Great for individual or classroom use. Teaches the basics of swing style in a step-by-step approach using well-known songs.
Improvisation is made easy starting with simple 2-measure phrases.
Scales and basic theory are introduced in a simple and easy to understand approach. 2 CD's are included with recordings of all exercises and arrangements. Other features: 7 full band arrangements, sample solos, jazz history and people.
Editions available for all the "main" instruments plus Bari Sax, Flute, Clarinet, French Horn, and Tuba.