Written by Charlier/Sourisse, Initiation Et Perfectionnement À L'Improvisation - 10 Compositions Sur Des Grilles Standards is a volume in four languages (French, English, German and Spanish) which aims to initiate flautists to improvisation, with 10 compositions. It includes a CD with accompaniment for each piece.
This volume first gives some explanatory notes, with chord symbols, basics of tonality and modality in order for the initiation to be complete. It then introduces the ten pieces: Trois Couleurs, Silent Man, Gentle Colossus, La légende d’Éole, Mister Kelly, Bahia la Nuit, The Juggler, Batuque, Your Romance and Final Line.
This great book also features a glossary and is a must-have for all flautists willing to learn how to improvise.
Charlier/Sourisse are contemporary musicians in the Jazz world in France. Renowned professors, they taught improvisation class in Lyon Conservatoire.