Concise Guide to Jazz (3rd Edition)

Concise Guide to Jazz (3rd Edition)

By: "Gridley, Mark C."

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This abridged version of Jazz Styles was developed in response to requests for an introductory book offering the clarity and accuracy of Jazz Styles with 1/2 the size, 1/4 the number of names and tune titles, and 1/3 the number of musician profiles. Using a simple, yet lively writing style, and an abundance of illustrations, it is easily accessible to readers with no previous knowledge of music -- or any technical sophistication. Written by an active jazz musician and eminent jazz historian, this brief yet substantive introduction to jazz examines how jazz originated, how it is made, what to listen for, the major style eras, and the individual styles of 40 historically significant jazz musicians. These styles include early jazz (Dixieland); swing; bebop; cool jazz; hard bop; avant-garde of the 1960s and 7Os; and jazz-rock fusion.

Title: Concise Guide to Jazz (3rd Edition)

Author Name: "Gridley, Mark C."

Categories: music,

Edition: 3

Publisher: Prentice Hall:

ISBN Number: 0130886823

ISBN Number 13: 9780130886828

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: GOOD

lb: 2.10 lb

Seller ID: 9780130886828

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