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A History of Jazz

Chris Handyside

A History of Jazz

by Chris Handyside

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Raintree .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9659472M
    ISBN 101410918122
    ISBN 109781410918123
    OCLC/WorldCa60931347

      "Jazz from Detroit" is a new book exploring the city's remarkable history as a developer of jazz talent. Written by Mark Stryker, who was a music and arts critic for the Free Press for more than Author: Mark Stryker. As part of the Culture & Change: Black History in America online learning activity, students can learn about the History of Jazz (grades 3 and up), which was adapted from the Jazz for Young People Curriculum by Jazz at Lincoln Center.. Each of the subjects covered includes text, audio, and links for students to read more: Students learn about the evolution of the blues, another .

    History of the Real Book For more than 40 years, the Real Book has been the go-to resource for jazz musicians playing jazz standards and classics from the Great American Songbook. You’ll find this ubiquitous tome on music stands the world over, from club and “society” gigs to practice rooms and jam sessions.   There are a number of jazz histories, but I know of no single volume work of the quality, for example, of Arnold Shaws's Honkers and Shouters history of R&B. However, taken together, Gunther Schuller's two books for Oxford University Press--Earl.

    Both by Kenny Mathieson: "Giant Steps: Bebop and the Creators of Modern Jazz " and "Cookin': Hard Bop and Soul Jazz ", very well written and researched. I also highly recommend David Rosenthal's book. Peter Pullman's "Wail: The Life of Bud Powell" is excellent too, if a little depressing with all the tragedy in Bud's life. Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic--acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. Now Gioia brings his magnificent work completely up-to-date, drawing on the latest research and revisiting virtually every aspect of the music, past and tells the story of jazz as it had never been told before, in a book that brilliantly portrays the.


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After having purchased and read Gioia's superb book on blues, I naturally wanted to read up on jazz and its history, and this book for the most part is extremely passionate, accurate, and has made points I had thought of myself, such as the indelible influence on jazz from both the blues and especially ragtime, particularly the works of Scott Joplin/5().

A History of Jazz book   Ted Gioia is a musician, author, and leading jazz critic and expert on American music.

The first edition of his The History of Jazz was selected as one of the twenty best books of the year in The Washington Post, and was chosen as a notable book of the year in The New York is also the author of Delta Blues, West Coast Jazz, Work Songs and The Birth (and /5(8).

The "History of Jazz" is a very well written survey of a very extensive subject. I consider myself pretty knowledgeable on the subject of jazz (or at least, certain periods and styles), and even with my reasonably good background, I learned a tremendous amount about the art form that I by: Jazz - Wikipedia.

The Scholastic History of Jazz resource site is full of audio clips, history, and research starters on the subject of jazz. Join Grammy-Award winning trumpeter and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center Wynton Marsalis on a tour of jazz — see the people, read about the. In How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively introduction to the art of listening to tells us what to listen for in a performance and includes a guide to today's leading jazz musicians.

From Louis Armstrong's innovative sounds to the exotic compositions of Duke Ellington, Gioia covers everything from the music's history to the. The History of Jazz book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jazz is the most colorful and varied art form in the world, an /5.

Two of the best jazz writers and scholars give us a pretty definitive history of jazz music, which even as it teaches, manages to swing.

Whitney Balliett, Collected Works, A Journal of Jazz. Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States. It originated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

Jazz is seen by many as "America's classical music". Since the s Jazz Age, jazz has become recognized as a major form of musical then emerged in the Cultural origins: Late 19th century, New Orleans.

History of Jazz Dance By Jacqueline Nalett Adapted from Jump Into Jazz, Fifth Edition,by Minda Goodman Kraines and Esther Pryor, published by McGraw Hill. The varieties of jazz dance reflect the diversity of American culture. Jazz dance mirrors the social history of the American people, reflecting ethnic influences, historicFile Size: KB.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Part I. Early background --Part jazz age --Part swing era, --Part bebop era, --Part V.

Jazz in the '50s --Part in the '60s --Part in the '70s --Part in the '80s --Part IX. Jazz in the. As we enter the 20th year of the 21st century, two new books focus on jazz in the new millennium. In this Book Review, Thomas Cunniffe notes that neither Bill Beuttler’s “Make it New” nor Abby Mendelson’s “Spirit to Spirit” are perfect books, but they may well become valuable resources for further scholars.

More. The history of jazz is closely intertwined with many of these other hybrid genres, and tracing the various genealogies can prove dauntingly complex. For example, minstrel shows, which developed in the decades before the Civil War, found white performers in blackface mimicking, and most often ridiculing, the music, dance, and culture of the.

Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic--acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. Now Gioia brings his magnificent work completely up-to-date, drawing on the latest research and revisiting virtually every aspect of the music, past and present.

Gioia tells the story of jazz as it had never been told before, in a book that brilliantly. A fantastic read. Ted Gioia gives an accurate and unbiased history of most other histories (and much of Ken Burns documentary), this book avoids many of the "myth" elements of jazz history.I really appreciated the importance he placed on the West Coast movement, which has had a long history of being Size: KB.

Synopsis. Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic--acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world.

Now Gioia brings his magnificent work completely up-to-date, drawing on the latest research and revisiting virtually every aspect of the music, past and : Almost a Preface Most books on the history of jazz music, even the ones published very recently (see the bibliography), tend to devote % of the pages to jazz before the Sixties, and then to quickly summarize (with countless omissions) the last 40 years.

A History of Jazz: The New York Scene Various Artists The New York Scene revels in the Big Apple as a multifaceted hotbed of jazz from its early days in the s to the birth of bop in the s, and presents the city as a "developer and gatherer" of exciting musical talent and diversity.

The History of Jazz. Second Edition. Ted Gioia. A well-written, widely-researched, enjoyable read for both fans and scholars of jazz; Features descriptions of. Jazz is a historical novel by Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning American author Toni majority of the narrative takes place in Harlem during the s; however, as the pasts of the various characters are explored, the narrative extends back to the midth-century American South.

The novel forms the second part of Morrison's Dantesque trilogy on African Author: Toni Morrison. A Pictorial History of Jazz by Keepnews, Orrin & Grauer, Jr., Bill. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Jazz is a kind of music in which improvisation is typically an important part.

In most jazz performances, players play solos which they make up on the spot, which requires considerable skill. There is tremendous variety in jazz, but most jazz is very rhythmic, has a forward momentum called "swing," and uses "bent" or "blue" notes.

You can often hear "call--and--response" .after Jazz appeared on television sales doubled The projects under the JPA are also at least partially responsible for interest in many of the products in the jazz industry, which has seen a boost in instructional books and documentaries.

There has also been in recent years an expansion of reprints of jazz history books and autobiographies File Size: KB.