Brazilian and Afro-Cuban Jazz Conception is the new exciting series of play-along books by award-winning Brazilian flutist and composer Fernando Brando and features fifteen original tunes in various Brazilian and Afro-Cuban styles. This edition clearly aims at being more than a simple play-along collection. For each of the tunes a thorough analysis and additional exercises are given, and the musicians featured on the included CD are among the most prestigious names in contemporary Brazilian music: Soloists are Jos "Ze" Canuto on Alto Sax, Humberto Arajo on Tenor Sax, Jess Sadoc on Trumpet, Sergio de Jesus on Trombone, Fernando Brando on Flute, Paulo Sergio Santoz on Clarinet, Z Paulo Becker on Guitar, and Leandro Braga on Piano. The Rhythm Section features: Leandro Braga - piano, Adriano Giffoni - bass, Xande Figueiredo - drums, and Zero - percussion. An extensive introduction into the various styles and rhythms of Brazilian and Afro-Cuban music!