(Jazz Instruction). Renowned educator and writer Paris Rutherford has adapted the text he used for over 30 years in teaching university-level arranging at one of the nation's most illustrious jazz schools. For anyone wanting to enter the exciting world of jazz arranging, this book is a must-have resource! Useful as a classroom teaching tool for beginning arrangers or as a self-study book, this clearly written and engaging text will get you off to a great start that will have players and audiences alike enjoying your music! Includes Rutherford's original compositions and small group charts, along with audio that features both full performances and rhythm-section-only tracks for personal or group practice.