This is an excellent technique study text. It is divided into two sections. The first, "The Art of Single String Soloing," presents concepts and ideas for improvisation. Chord relationships are explored in each key, phrasing and progressions are discussed and a wealth of single string studies are given. Part two, "Jazz Single String Studies," presents a thorough grounding in jazz scales and related technique studies. Written in notation with appropriate chord symbols. The aspiring jazz guitarist will gain a wealth of picking technique and linear improvisational ideas by working through and mastering this text.