In his series of books ABCs of Jazz Piano, Dr. Bill Pruett, recording artist and award-winning composer, shows you how to improvise in the jazz style, beginning with the easiest and most basic concepts. Bill Pruett has taught university students as well as adults and kids who were just starting to play piano. You will discover how much fun it is to make your own music in a creative way. Even beginners can learn to play jazz with this step-by-step guide. Level One is perfect for classical pianists and teachers who want to learn to play jazz for the first time. It's also great for teaching kids how to improvise all kinds of music, from blues to rock to jazz. The secret is that this is the only jazz book really designed especially for piano players and the only one to use an absolutely systematic and logical approach, so that you will understand what you're playing and how you got there. Improvisation will be a joy, not a mystery.