If I was yhou mate, I'd go and ask jack for a couple of lessons. You could probably learn more from him in an hour, than a month of studing thiose books mate. Failing that, ask Andrew, if he's still got the shop.
Thanks for that link Pete. When my dad bought that LP, that was the first time I had ever heard Kingdom Triumphant. Have loved the piece ever since. Many happy memories. Cheers.
Just slightly off topic, I wonder how Bernard Adams would cope with today's instruments and sounds.