Developing Jazz Technique
This jazz method will help the intermediate player take their jazz skills to a new level. Includes 22 pieces written in a variety of styles: blues, swing, New Orleans, ragtime, jazz-rock, bossa nova, samba, salsa, calypso, reggae and South African. Particular emphasis is given to helping the student improvise over chord sequences, such as the II-V-I progression. Other features include a section on idiomatic effects, scales, and a companion CD with backing tracks for all pieces and exercises.