anyone had a look at this book? what do you make of it? the author is a double bassist who plays with Dave Leibman and studied with Dave Holland heres the blurb... Ronan Guilfoyle: Creative Rhythmic Concepts For Jazz Improvisation £18.75 IT115C Ronan Guilfoyle: Creative Rhythmic Concepts For Jazz Improvisation Click to enlarge This book and CD is the first of its kind to focus on the most recent developments in jazz rhythmic techniques. Intended for use by all instruments, it shows how you can develop a sophisticated rhythmic technique and use this in a jazz context. The following areas are examined in depth: creative subdivision; metric modulation; odd metres. Each area is carefully explained and suggestions made as to how to develop ones own ideas in these areas. The following areas are also discussed: Bulgarian music; South Indian Tala system; multiple subdivision; polyrhythms; odd metre polyrhythms; odd metre metric modulation. Laid out in a very clear manner, the techniques are illustrated on the CD with over 50 examples. The book features six original compositions that illustrate various rhythmic techniques and the CD can also be used as a play-along recording.