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This outstanding introduction to the art of jazz?with an emphasis on listening?provides your stduents with an accesible,high-interest resource.
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This outstanding introduction to the art of jazz—with an emphasis on listening—provides your stduents with an accesible,high-interest resource.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780697288097
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 8/1/1996
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8

Table of Contents

Listening Guides
Recorded Examples
1 What is Jazz? 1
2 How to Listen to Jazz 10
3 Jazz Heritages 18
4 The Blues 32
5 Jazz Singers 42
6 Early New Orleans Dixieland (1900-1920) 49
7 Ragtime (1900-1917) 57
8 Chicago Style Dixieland (the 1920s) 66
9 Boogie-Woogie (the 1920s and 1930s) 74
10 Swing (1932-1942) 79
11 Bop (1940-1950) 96
12 Cool (1949-1955) 107
13 Hard Bop, Funky/Straight-Ahead Jazz (circa 1954-) 118
14 Free Form, Avant Garde 130
15 Crossover, Third Stream, Early Jazz/Rock 143
16 Jazz/Rock/Pop Fusion 153
17 Big Band Legacy 165
18 Jazz in Television and Motion Pictures 171
19 Jazz and the New Technology 176
20 Jazz Esthetics and Criticism 185
21 Six Out of Many 191
App. A Awards and Films 209
App. B Selected Discography 213
Glossary 215
Bibliography 219
Index 222
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