Instructional book with play-a-long CD contains 16 toe-tappin' Dixieland classics including quot;When the Saints Go Marching In,quot; quot;The Darktown Strutters Ball,quot; quot;The Sheik of Araby,quot; quot;Tiger Rag,quot; quot;Royal Garden Bluesquot; and others. Many of these songs have forms that are unusual to modern jazz players - today, tunes are usually 12 bar blues and 32 bar song froms. Older pieces like quot;Tiger Ragquot; are structured in a different way, with multiple themes and forms that are similiar to marches or minuets - the early music also had a simpler harmonic language. On this CD, a seasoned and professional rhythm section helps you absorb the traditional style with ease. Also includes a track of tuning notes at the end of the CD.