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Author Lawn, Richard.

Title Experiencing jazz / Richard J. Lawn.

Imprint New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, 2007.

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Description 452 p. : ill.; 26 cm. + 1 CD-ROM.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.
Contents pt. 1. Understanding jazz. The nature of jazz ; The elements of jazz ; Listening to jazz ; The roots of jazz -- pt. 2. Classic jazz. Jazz takes root ; The jazz age : from Chicago to New York ; The swing era : jazz at its peak ; Midwest swing and a few more among many -- pt. 3. Modern jazz. The bebop revolution ; Be cool : fifties and early sixties cool, intellectual, and abstract jazz -- pt. 4. Postmodern jazz. Tradition meets the avant-garde : moderns and early postmoderns coexist ; Miles and miles of Miles : Miles Davis and his sidemen ; The electric 1970s and 1980s ; The unplugged, eclectic 1970s and 1980s ; Jazz at the close of the century ; The Afro-Latin and Caribbean connection.
Subject Jazz -- History and criticism.
Jazz -- Analysis, appreciation.
ISBN 0072451793 (softcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780072451795

 
    
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