Vol.1 Tunes for Beginning Improvisers contains the easiest tunes from Horace Silver, Eddie Harris, Freddie Hubbard, Red Garland, Cannonball Adderley, Sonny Rollins, Cedar Walton, Wes Montgomery and a host of other jazz luminaries. Easy, but classic, jazz tunes give the student a good start in learning the jazz repertoire.
Sample piano voicings, guitar chord diagrams, sample bass lines and useful scales for improvisation are included with each tune, for easy reference. Developed and road-tested for years at the Stanford Jazz Workshop's summer jazz camps. It works! Available in C, Bb, Eb and bass clef versions.