The core of the book is the crucial role that rhythmic phrasing has in creating an authentic "jazz feeling." Hal was the pianist with CannonballAdderley, Phil Woods, John Scofield, Chet Baker and many other jazz gre ats. A master musician as well as educator. The only jazz method book tooffer an interactive website where you can take each exercise and trans pose it, loop it, change the tempo at will, and many other features. Halshows how many people don't swing because they are thinking of the "one " as the start of each phrase, instead of the resolution of phrases - anidea that can radically transform people's ability to play jazz correct ly!