Doug Cameron's Alternative Styles series offers a unique look into solo jazz violin technique. In the introductory book, he offers tips on writing, arranging, recording, practicing, improvising, intonation, and much more. Volumes 1-3 contain original tunes and arrangements that encourage students to improvise using jazz and blues soloing techniques. Each book comes with a DVD of Doug performing each tune and offering performance advice. The set also includes a CD of accompaniments for each tune. Volumes 1-3 range in difficulty from Easier (Vol. 1) and Intermediate (Vol. 2) to Advanced (Vol. 3).