This book contains 50 "Hot Breaks," or "licks" that were part of the improvisational vocabulary of jazz violinist Joe Venuti. 11 pages.
Book/CD set. Paul Anastasio who studied with Venuti says this represents Joe’s "best recorded work" and that Massey "has done a terrific job of writing spot-on, highly accurate transcriptions."
A swinging collection of 11 great foot-taping jazz violin solos with piano accompaniment. Selection include Darktown Strutter’s Ball; Ballin’ the Jack; and St. Louis Blues. 28 p.
A complete study and reference book which gives string players experience with rhythmic concepts, bowing styles, syncopation, and other jazz violin effects. Includes "licks" of various lengths. The play-along stereo recording has select examples played at various speeds.