Improvisation is at the heart of jazz, but knowing how to play stylistically correctly in a large jazz ensemble is also a necessity. How to Play Drums in a Big Band offers tips, suggestions, examples and a play along CD to help you put it all together. The repertoire covers many jazz styles from Basie to Latin and African-influenced music to ECM and contemporary jazz (the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Bob Brookmeyer, etc.).
How to play...in a Big Band