From the Publisher
Tired of playing on your own? Bored with second-rate backing tracks? Now you can solo like a pro with some of the best musicians in the business! Musical Postcards takes you on a musical tour of the globe with pieces in world music styles from Rio to Red Square accompanied by top quality playalong CD backings. The trip takes in everything from a boisterous Cajun stomp to a Brazilian samba via China, Jamaica, Wales, Greece, Mexico and more! Each book includes melody lines, with chord symbols to help improvisation, illustrations and notes on the musical styles. The accompanying CD features both full performances and backing tracks performed by some of the best world and folk musicians in the business. Junior Musical Postcards is suitable for beginners and Musical Postcards is suitable for intermediate level players. "A sheer delight to play and the recording quality is breathtaking. A superb series ….. I can’t recommend them highly enough … tremendous fun! Don’t hesitate - buy it!" (Music Business).
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).