The debut recording of Instruments of Happiness (IoH) combines elements of experimental art-rock, chamber music, electroacoustics, orchestral music, and more. ...Allan Kozinn, in the CD’s Introduction, remarks that the electric guitar’s amplification and sound-shaping possibilities have “given the guitar a kaleidoscopic palette that orchestra players couldn’t have dreamed of".
An incredible presentation of the most practical exercises an aspiring jazz student could want. All are logically interwoven with fine "real world" examples from jazz to classical. This book is an essential anthology of technical, compositional, and theoretical exercises, with lots of musical examples.