Concise Guide to Jazz, 7th edition

  • Mark C. Gridley

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Jazz musician and historian Mark Gridley's Concise Guide to Jazz is a clear and accurate introductory text. It explores how jazz originated, how it is made, what to listen for, and the major style eras. It focuses on over 50 historical figures, helping you understand a broad range of styles.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2014

ISBN-13: 9780137615162

Subject: Music

Category: Types of Music

Table of contents

Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1: What is Jazz?  

Chapter 2: How to Listen to Jazz

Chapter 3: The Origins of Jazz

Chapter 4: Early Jazz

Chapter 5: Swing

Chapter 6: Bebop

Chapter 7: Cool Jazz

Chapter 8: Hard Bop  

Chapter 9: Avant-Garde of the 1960s and 1970s

Chapter 10: Fusion

Chapter 11: 1985 to the Present

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