Essential Jazz: The First 100 Years Henry Martin

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Published: January 25th 2008

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336 pages


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Essential Jazz: The First 100 Years  by  Henry  Martin

Essential Jazz: The First 100 Years by Henry Martin
January 25th 2008 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 336 pages | ISBN: | 5.32 Mb

A complete jazz chronology, ESSENTIAL JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS, 2e, delivers a thorough and engaging introduction to jazz and American culture. Designed for nonmajors, this brief text explores the development of jazz from its nineteenth-centuryMoreA complete jazz chronology, ESSENTIAL JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS, 2e, delivers a thorough and engaging introduction to jazz and American culture.

Designed for nonmajors, this brief text explores the development of jazz from its nineteenth-century roots in ragtime and blues through swing and bebop to fusion and contemporary jazz styles. Unique in its up-to-date coverage, one-third of ESSENTIAL JAZZ is devoted to performers of the 1960s through present-day performers. The text’s flexible organization and clear, interesting presentation are designed to appeal to students with little or no music background.

Accessible, informative Listening Guides provide students with a rich sociocultural context for each selection, giving both newcomers and aficionados a true feel for the vibrant, ever-changing sound of jazz.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



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