More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Only one copy
in stock at this price.
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
Starting at $31.78
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 1/17/2009.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
In this vivid history of jazz, from its roots in the late 19th century to the present, two exceptional authors, a leading scholar and a respected critic, write with intellectual bite, eloquence, and the passion of unabashed fans. They explain what jazz is, where it came from, how it works, and who created it, all within the broader context of American life and culture.
Table of Contents
|Musical Elements and Instruments|
|Jazz Form and Improvisation|
|Early Jazz (1900-1930)|
|The Roots of Jazz|
|New York in the 1920s|
|Louis Armstrong and the First Great Soloists|
|THE SWING ERA|
|Count Basie and Duke Ellington|
|Swing Era Soloists|
|Rhythm in Transition|
|The 1950s: Cool Jazz and Hard Bop|
|Jazz Composition in the 1950s|
|The Modality of Miles Davis and John Coltrane|
|The Avant-Garde, Fusion, Historicism, and Now|
|Fusion I (to 1960): R & B, Singers, and Latin Jazz|
|Fusion II: Jazz, Rock, and Beyond|
|The Modern Scene|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|