Jazz, a Listener's Guide

Jazz, a Listener's Guide

by James McCalla

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ISBN-13: 9780130979407
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 12/01/1993
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.03(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v
1 THE BEGINNINGS (HOTTER THAN THAT!)
1(38)
Afro-American Roots
7(4)
Ragtime
11(4)
The Blues: Early and Classic
15(6)
Early Jazz (I)
21(5)
Early Jazz (II): Louis Armstrong (ca. 1898-1971)
26(7)
Early Jazz (III)
33(6)
2 BIG BANDS, SMALL COMBOS, AND SWING (SWING, BROTHER, SWING!)
39(50)
Introduction to Big Bands and Swing
42(11)
Duke Ellington (1899-1974)
53(12)
Count Basie (1904-1984)
65(5)
Benny Goodman (1909-1986) and Others
70(7)
Some Soloists from the 1930s
77(7)
Billie Holiday--Lady Day (1915-1959)
84(5)
3 FROM BIRD TO TRANE (THINGS TO COME)
89(60)
Bird Lives! Charlie Parker (1920-1955)
99(8)
Diz (1917-1993) and Monk (1917-1982)
107(8)
Variety: Some Soloists of the 1940s
115(5)
Bopping On--Some Soloists of the 1950s; Charles Mingus (1922-1979)
120(9)
Into the Cool
129(9)
Miles Davis, Gil Evans, and Bill Evans
138(6)
John Coltrane (1926-1967)
144(5)
4 FREE JAZZ AND FUSION (DIRECTIONS)
149(21)
Free Jazz--"The New Thing"
153(7)
Fusion, Before and After
160(10)
5 RECENT EVENTS (THAT'S IT)
170(12)
Glossary of Music Terms 182(5)
Discography 187(12)
Suggestions for Further Reading 199(4)
Index 203

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