Excellent book! Common English mistakes and popular idioms, with humorous cartoon illustrations–a great opener for intermediate English classes. I only wish there was a sequel!
When one considers its great lineup of players (including Michael Brecker and Alex Foster on reeds, guitarist Mike Stern, bassist Will Lee and drummer Dennis Chambers), the music on keyboardist Charles Blenzig's Big World CD is very exciting. The program is dominated by strong originals and funk rhythms.