Jazz: The First 100 Years / Edition 3

Jazz: The First 100 Years / Edition 3

by Henry Martin, Keith Waters
     
 


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,… See more details below

Overview


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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538497466
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction. Jazz Basics. 1. Roots. 2. Early Jazz. 3. Morton, Bechet, Armstrong, and Beiderbecke. 4. 1920s Jazz in New York and Europe. 5. The Swing Era. 6. Swing-Era Bands and Stylists. 7. The Bebop Era. 8. The 1950s and New Jazz Substyles. 9. The 1960s Avant-Garde. 10. Mainstream Jazz: Into the 1960s. 11. Jazz-Rock, Jazz-Funk Fusion. 12. Jazz Since the 1980s. Notes. Glossary. Selected Readings. Selected Discography. Selected Jazz DVDs and Videos. Index.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >