January is the ideal time to hone your skills and try out new ideas. Try these recommended books to set you on your way. Wil Offermans: Improvisation Calendar for Flute
Wil Offermans is one of the most interesting composer/performers active in the flute world today. His music uses sounds and textures to explore different worlds and is flexible enough to be played in many different ways. Ethnic influences, particularly from Japan are very evident and his imaginative writing is very appealing for both performer and listener alike.