SOLO CONCEPTS is part of a multi-volume series on the topic of Jazz Piano which began with the award-winning VOICING CONCEPTS (MLB1118) and taken in its entirety, sheds light on the world of Jazz piano from different perspectives making the subject readily accessible to both beginning and advanced students alike. This volume offers tasteful and effectively arranged compositions in a variety of Jazz styles. The characteristic techniques and stylings of pianists such as Erroll Garner, Oscar Peterson and Herbie Hancock are presented along with a short biographical synopsis. Style analysis, playing tips, numerous extended exercises and hints toward related topics in VOICING CONCEPTS (MLB1118) guarantee that this book will not only expand your repertoire by many attractive pieces but also allow you to investigate the fundamentals of Jazz piano playing in a creative and fun way! ©2009, Book/CD Set.