The story of jazz as it has never been told before, from the inside out: a comprehensive, eloquent, scrupulously researched page-turner. In this vivid history of. The M.J.Q.’s formative role in the “cool jazz” movement of the early off in JAZZ ( Norton, $), Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux’s weighty. Jazz by Scott DeVeaux, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Now with Total Access, Jazz offers students a package without match–streaming music of 77 classic masterpieces and little-known gems, robust Listening Guides, a media-rich ebook, outstanding video, and a gripping narrative–all at an unbeatable price.
Best of all, the authors avoid the usual snide remarks about byy music i. This excellent book, which not only sctt musical theory but provides insight into the history of the art as well, will serve the general reader but can also be used to stimulate discussion groups and jazz workshops.
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Which makes it more of a project than a book, so I’m psyched to get to it sometime when I have a month of Sundays to kill. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Preview — Jazz by Gary Giddins. Alex Bernal rated it it was amazing Jan 14, Sergio Velloso Pimenta marked it as to-read Feb 17, Thoroughly researched and carefully documented, yet written in an entertaining and enjoyable narrative style, this is truly a book for jazz lovers of all backgrounds.
I got this from a college library, so I don’t know if the general edition from a bookstore would include this, but mine included 4 CDs, the Norton Jazz Recordings. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Mine did not because I bought it used deveax I want to seek these cd’s out. Scoht unique listening guides elevate this book to the scogt was incredible” level of a a five star rating.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Annoying tendency to downplay race and identity politics to focus on strict history. This is 20th century American cultural history at its finest. It is sure to become the industry standard, cherished by students as well as aficionados, who may dispute its judgments but will surely keep it close at hand as an essential reference. Hey b what Ken Burns?
This comprehensive 4-CD set features 75 works recorded from to the present. Clear agenda missed at points. Jazz Form and Improvisation. From ragtime and blues to the international craze for swing, from the heated protests of the avantgarde to the radical diversity of today’s artists, Jazz describes the travails and triumphs of musical innovators struggling for work, respect, and cultural acceptance set against the backdrop of American history, commerce, and politics.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This isn’t to say that jazz is for everyone, but this book sure makes it sound inviting. When the authors talk about a person, effect, type of music form or whatever, there’s a selection that illustrates audiates? By signing up you agree to W. Return to Book Page.
Bert rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Charles Yaris rated it it was amazing Jun 21, The book includes dozens of carefully written, yet non-condescending, measure-by-meaure explanations of dozens of songs and peformances key to the story.
Aug 26, Matt rated it really liked it. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This is an excellent book.
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The Sctt Books of There are LOTS of great interactive features with this book and it even comes with 4 cd’s chronicling the history. There was actually MORE very interesting music happening in jazz post ‘ There’s also a healthy respect for the blues tradition, which is quintessential to both jazz and rock. Description This streamlined second edition exposes students to the expressive power of jazz and brings its greatest players to life.
To ask other readers questions about Jazzplease sign up. Refresh and try again. Published October 26th by W. To ask other readers questions about Recordingsplease sign up. David rated it really liked it Mar 04, A most excellent text on the subject.
The parsing of the selected recordings is brilliantly done, and this feature alone makes the book a must, for beginners and seasoned fans.
In all a comprehensive history of the art, with audio examples.