The blues is an incredibly powerful form of music that creates an environment within which you, the soloist, can improvise easily and expressively. This one-of-a-kind book for violinists - with its supportive practice CD - will provide you with technical, musical and stylistic tips designed to activate your imagination, fine-tune your right- and left-hand touch, and help you develop a uniquely individual sound. Includes 17 solos to demonstrate the styles of great blues fiddlers, with bios on each. ©2000. Book & CD.