Jazz Styles: History and Analysis

Jazz Styles: History and Analysis

by Mark C. Gridley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205776272

ISBN-13: 9780205776276

Pub. Date: 08/28/2008

Publisher: Pearson

America’s most widely used introduction to jazz, it teaches the chronology of jazz by showing readers how to listen and what to notice in each style.

Overview

America’s most widely used introduction to jazz, it teaches the chronology of jazz by showing readers how to listen and what to notice in each style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205776276
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/28/2008
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     v
Acknowledgements     xii
A Small Basic CD Collection     1
Introduction     2
Basics of Jazz
What is Jazz?     4
Appreciating Jazz Improvisation     10
Premodern Jazz
Origins of Jazz     28
Early Jazz: Combo Jazz Prior to the Middle 1930s     48
Swing: The Early 1930s to the Late 1940s     80
Duke Ellington     104
The Count Basie Bands     122
Modern Jazz: The Early 1940s to the Early 1960s
Bop: The Early 1940s to the Middle 1950s     133
Cool Jazz     166
Hard Bop     187
Miles Davis, His Groups & Sidemen     214
John Coltrane     240
Modern Jazz: The Early 1960s to the Early 1990s
1960s and 1970s Avant-Garde & "Free" Jazz     256
Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, & Keith Jarret     282
Jazz-Rock Fusion     303
1980-2005     328
Appendices
Brief Outline of Jazz Styles     355
Elements of Music     356
Strategies for Album Buying     380
A Small Basic Collection of Jazz Videos     387
Glossary     388
Supplementary Reading     392
Sources for Solo Transcriptions     397
For Musicians     399
Index     410

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