*For the first time, Ron Carter puts down on paper what he has been doing instinctively for over 50 years. How he comes up with all those famous walking bass lines.
*Charlie Parker changed the melody - with this book you are going to change the changes, and in doing so open up a whole new world of creative possibilities for yourself and for any band you play with.
*Advice on how to use your own creativity to change the changes in any tune.
*Examples of alternate changes for 3 different song types (12 bar blues, rhythm changes and Seguaro by Ron Carter)
*The Transcription Myth
*For any one at any level, but only after they've played the original changes for a long time.