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A “must have” exciting collection of favorite tips from 57 of today’s most outstanding educators, performers, and industry pros in the jazz education world. This is an ideal source that contains proven successful suggestions that will not only aid the teacher/director from junior high school to university levels, but the conductor and performer—novice to professional! Performance tips on instrument technique, rehearsals, programming, technology, improvisation and much more! Enjoy this quick-to-read enjoyable book that will inform and inspire creativity and improvement at all levels.

Sample recipes include:

Advanced Jazz Improvisation… How to Cook!

Jamey Aebersold, legendary jazz educator and publisher

Left Hand Bass-ics

John Clayton, Grammy award winning Bassist and composer

Get Started Improvising by Using a Single Scale-Heat, Simmer, Boil!

Dennis DiBlasio, jazz saxophonist with Maynard Ferguson and others

Teaching Elementary Kids All About the Blues-Be Cool!

Diane Downs, founder and director, Louisville Leopard Percussionists

Big Band Shake ‘n Bake – 10 Key ingredients for A Successful Performance

Lou Fischer, co-founder/past president of the Jazz Education Network

You know More Voicings than You think You Do – Expand Your Palette!

Dan Haerle, Regents professor in Jazz studies at the University of North Texas

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