Jazz / Edition 8

Jazz / Edition 8

by Paul O. Tanner, Maurice Gerow, David W. Megell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0697288072

ISBN-13: 9780697288073

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697288073
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
8.55(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Listening to Jazz
An Overview
Historical Frame of Reference
Understanding Jazz
What to Listen for in Jazz
Listening Guidelines
Summary
For Further Study
Notes
Chapter 2: Jazz Heritages
African and European Influences
Interpretation and Content
African Influences
European Influences
African Americans in the Early Colonies
Creole Music
Field Hollers (Cries)
Work Songs
Minstrels
Religious Music
Marching Bands
Summary
For Furthur Study
Additional Reading Resources
Notes
Chapter 3: The Blues
The Origin
Blue Notes
Field and Prison Hollers
Blues Lyrics
Country and Urban Blues
Singing the Blues
Contemporary Blues
Summary
For Further Study
Suggested Additional Listening
Additional Reading Resources
Chapter 4: Piano Styles: Ragtime to Boogie-Woogie
The Birth of Ragtime
Ragtime and Dixieland Merge
Ragtime Lives On
Stride Piano
Boogie-Woogie
Summary
For Further Study
Suggested Additional Listening
Additional Reading Resources
Notes
(and more...)

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