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Concise Guide to Jazz, 7th edition

  • Mark C. Gridley

Published by Pearson (December 27th 2012) - Copyright © 2014

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Concise Guide to Jazz

ISBN-13: 9780205937004

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 An Introduction to jazz and how to listen to it- examine how jazz originated, how it is made, what to listen for, and the major style eras


KEY TOPICS: Capsule summaries for the contributions of 57 jazz giants, In-depth listening guides for 36 historic recordings, Concise outlines for the distinguishing characteristics of each style era and 110 stunning photos with informative photo captions.


MARKET: For those interested in a concise and authoritative introduction to jazz.



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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