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The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition is unique:
· No other title covers jazz to this extent across all forms and styles
· The only way to be completely up-to-date with the full scope of writing in this field
· Provides new perspectives to established areas of study--musicology, film and media, American studies, modern social history, women's studies and cultural studies, to name a few
· Offers a one-stop resource to all the key names in the jazz world
A truly monumental and comprehensive work, this landmark one-volume edition includes more than 4,500 articles, 1,800 discographies, 1,000 cross-references, 220 photographs, and 100 musical examples. It covers performers from Louis Armstrong to Joe Zawinul, terms and styles, festivals and instruments.
Posted February 2, 2009
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