Mel Bay's Complete Jazz Flute Book
A comprehensive text teaching elements of jazz phrasing, articulation, vibrato, harmony, and technical studies leading to improvisation. For the flute student beginning the serious study of jazz and contemporary styles, this book will help in many ways. Phrasing and interpretation of rhythms are studied through exercises and original pieces. Scale and arpeggio studies will help the student learn both the music theory and technical skills needed to improvise.