9780136005896

Jazz Styles : History and Analysis

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136005896

  • ISBN10:

    0136005896

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

For undergraduate courses in Jazz History, Jazz Survey, Evolution of Jazz, Introduction to Jazz, and Jazz Appreciation. Americars"s most widely used introduction to jazz, it teaches the chronology of jazz by showing students how to listen and what to notice in each style. Though originally conceived for nonmusicians and written at a college freshmen reading level,Jazz Stylesalso has been widely adopted in courses for musicians because of its point-by-point specification of each stylers"s musical characteristics and its technical appendix.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Basics of Jazz
What is Jazz?
Appreciating Jazz Improvisation
Premodern JAZZ
Origins of Jazz
Early Jazz: Combo Jazz Prior to the Middle
Swing: The Early 1930s to the Late 1940s
Duke Ellington
The Count BASIE BANDS
Modern Jazz: The Early 1940s to the Early 1960s
Bop: The Early 1940s to the Early 1950s
Cool Jazz
Hard Bop
Miles Davis, his Groups & Sidemen
John Coltrane
Modern Jazz: The Early 1960s to the Present
1960s and 1970s Avant-Garde and "Free" Jazz
Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, and Keith Jarrett
Jazz-Rock Fusion
1980 to the Present
Other Voices
Appendices
Brief Outline of Jazz Styles
Elements of Music
Strategies for Buying Recorded Music
A Small Basic Collection of Jazz Videos
Glossary
Supplementary Reading
Sources for Solo Transcriptions
For Musicians
Index
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