Fifteen tunes that reflect the breadth and diversity of jazz, from the great African-American tradition to the vibrant and multicultural sounds of jazz today. Introduces an approach that encourages playing by ear. Contains sections for improvised solos, with notated guideline pitches to get you started and background information including suggestions for further listening. Includes a written-out piano score and a CD featuring playalong rhythm-section tracks and full
performances recorded by top jazz musicians.