Sittin' In with the Big Band, Vol. II is more than a fun play-along. This book and CD combination features ten big band charts written at the medium-difficulty level for players with some experience. It provides an opportunity to play along with a professional jazz ensemble and improve playing skills. As students play along and listen to the outstanding players in the band, they will learn about blend, style, phrasing, tone, dynamics, technique, articulation, time and playing in tune. Performance tips and suggestions are included in each book. Books are available for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar and drums.