Jazz musicians will find the work attractive and informative with whatever instruments they perform with!
The introduction is crisp, informative, and gets everything off to a fine start. There are tips given, and they are highly useful.
Chords and scales are covered. A nice explanation of essential blues and pentatonic scales is given, along with ii-V-1 progressions. Compositions are included such as "Blue Sax," "Bridge Over Muddy Waters," "Too Sharp Blues," "Blue Caboose," "BeBoppin" Alice," among others.
Presented in a lively manner, this book will entertain and educate. This is a useful blues reference to have on hand. Highly recommended.Jack Wilkins ESSENTIAL JAZZ ETUDES: THE BLUES is an exciting book to work with! It comes with a play-along CD.'