Jazz and strings has been an elusive partnership in music education for decades. Although the benefits of creating music, or improvising, are well known, availability of string friendly music has only recently become more accessible. The titles you will find on this site are written in keys that are comfortable for strings while maintaining the essence of jazz. There are opportunities for improvisation that include suggested solo examples. The styles include swing, latin, ballad and cover-songs. Most works are multi-leveled, making them appropriate and adjustable to varied level groups. Whether you have a quartet or ensemble, there are many choices that will work for you.