Jazz Styles: History and Analysis (with MyMusicKit Student Access Code Card) / Edition 10

Jazz Styles: History and Analysis (with MyMusicKit Student Access Code Card) / Edition 10

by Mark C. Gridley
     
 

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.See more details below

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:
9780205773527
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/26/2009
Series:
MyJazzKit Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface

Acknowledgements

1 INTRODUCTION

PART I BASICS OF JAZZ

2 WHAT IS JAZZ?

3 APPRECIATING JAZZ IMPROVISATION

PART II PREMODERN JAZZ

4 ORIGINS OF JAZZ

5 EARLY JAZZ: COMBO JAZZ PRIOR TO THE MIDDLE

6 SWING: THE EARLY 1930s TO THE LATE 1940s

7 DUKE ELLINGTON

8 THE COUNT BASIE BANDS

PART III MODERN JAZZ: THE EARLY 1940s to the EARLY 1960s

9 BOP: THE EARLY 1940s to the EARLY 1950s

10 COOL JAZZ

11 HARD BOP

12 MILES DAVIS, HIS GROUPS & SIDEMEN

13 JOHN COLTRANE

PART IV MODERN JAZZ: THE EARLY 1960s to the PRESENT

14 1960s and 1970s AVANT-GARDE and “FREE” JAZZ

15 BILL EVANS, HERBIE HANCOCK, CHICK COREA, and KEITH JARRETT

16 JAZZ-ROCK FUSION

17 1980 to the PRESENT

18 OTHER VOICES

APPENDICES

Appendix A: Brief Outline of Jazz Styles

Appendix B: Elements of Music

Appendix C: Strategies for Buying Recorded Music

Appendix D: A Small Basic Collection of Jazz Videos

Appendix E: Glossary

Appendix F: Supplementary Reading

Appendix G: Sources for Solo Transcriptions

Appendix H: For Musicians

Index

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