Author: Arthur Lipner

Title: The Vibes Real Book

Description: While in Jazz Mallets in Session Arthur Lipner gives percussionists attempting to learn how to improvise a great launching point, the Vibes Real Book by Arthur Lipner gives aspiring improvisors a great wealth of knowledge to help with developing all aspects of performing on vibraphone.  In the book there are four sections: Method, Theory, Improvisation, and Repertoire, that leave no holes in your learning.  The Repertoire section also contains transcribed and arranged solos by Arthur Lipner, giving the student a direct look at how to approach soloing with both 2 and 4 mallets.  If you are aspiring to improve your facility on the vibraphone and your facility as an improvisor, this is a must have.

Annotated by:  Jim Benoit