Jazz The First 100 Years (with Audio CD)

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Cengage
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Explore the development of jazz music from its nineteenth-century roots in blues and ragtime, through swing and bebop, to fusion and contemporary jazz styles. JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS gives you a true feel for the vibrant, ever-changing sound of jazz. Learning is made easy with the Audio Primer CD that allows you to hear the key terms, basic music concepts, and jazz instruments discussed in the book. Key terms, topics for discussion, and the jazz basics introduction help you master difficult concepts.

Table of Contents

Jazz Basics
Early Jazz
Morton, Bechet, Armstrong, and Beiderbecke
1920s Jazz in New York and Europe
The Swing Era
Swing-Era Bands and Stylists
The Bebop Era
The 1950s and New Jazz Substyles
The 1960s Avant-Garde
Mainstream Jazz: Into the 1960s
Jazz-Rock, Jazz-Funk Fusion
Jazz Since the 1980s
Selected Readings
Selected Discography
Selected Jazz DVDs and Videos
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