Learn to play jazz at the keyboard and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Students of all ages can continue their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. By following the step-by-step set of instructions, you will learn all about jazz and blues scales, progressions, walking bass, latin jazz, jazz ballads and how to read from a fake book. You will gain insight by learning from jazz masters from every era---including swing, be-bop, jazz-rock, fusion and beyond. With its chords symbols, mini music lessons and modern jazz techniques, this book will allow you to become a jazz master in your own right. The accompanying CD features examples of the pieces in the book with background arrangements by a live jazz combo, a helpful resource for play-along and practice. Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.