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Author Gridley, Mark C., 1947-

Title Jazz styles : history and analysis / Mark C. Gridley.

Imprint Boston : Pearson, c2012.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  781.65 G871j 2012    ---  Available
Edition 11th ed.
Description xv, 513 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 483-489) and index.
Contents Part I: Basics of jazz. What is jazz? ; Appreciating jazz improvisation -- Part II: Premodern jazz. Origins of jazz ; Early jazz: combo jazz prior to the middle 1930s ; Swing: the early 1930s to the late 1940s ; Duke Ellington ; The Count Basie bands -- Part III: Modern jazz: the early 1940s to the early 1960s. Bop: the early 1940s to the early 1950s ; Cool jazz ; Hard Bop ; Miles Davis, his groups and sidemen ; John Coltrane -- Part IV: Modern jazz: the early 1960s to the present. 1960s and 1970s avant-garde and "free" jazz ; Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, and Keith Jarrett ; Jazz-rock fusion ; 1980 to the present ; Other voices -- Appendices. Appendix A. Brief outline of jazz styles ; Appendix B. Elements of music ; Appendix C. Strategies for buying recorded music ; Appendix D. A small basic collection of jazz videos ; Appendix E. Glossary ; Appendix F. Supplementary reading ; Appendix G. Sources for solo transcriptions ; Appendix H. For musicians.
Subject Jazz -- Analysis, appreciation.
Style, Musical.
Jazz musicians.
ISBN 9780205036844 instructor's review copy

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