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Jazz A History

ISBN-10: 0393961877
ISBN-13: 9780393961874
Edition: 2nd 1993
Authors: Frank P. Tirro
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.036

List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction
America's Classical Music
Precursors
Ragtime
Introduction
A Southern Rag
Style Characteristics
Piano Rags
Scott Joplin
James Scott
Joseph F. Lamb
Ragtime Jazz
The Blues
Introduction
Blues Form
Country Blues
"Papa" Charlie Jackson
Blind Lemon Jefferson
Huddie Ledbetter
Robert Johnson
The Classic Blues
Gertrude "Ma" Rainey
W. C. Handy
Bessie Smith
Ida Cox
Bertha "Chippie" Hill
Mamie Smith
Louis Armstrong
Ethel Waters
Jimmy Rushing
Urban Blues
Instrumental Blues
Joe "King" Oliver
Jazz In Its Infancy
Historical Overview: From the Beginning to World War I
Jazz--A Musical Definition
The East
The Midwest
The Southwest
The South
New Orleans
The Jazz Combo
Early Jazz Musicians and Their Music
Ragtime Jazz Bands
Thoughts on the History of Jazz
The Jazz Age: From world war I through the roaring twenties
Jazz and Morality
Bunk Johnson, Papa Celestin, and Sidney Bechet
The New Orleans Sound
King Oliver, Kid Ory, and Friends
The ODJB
Jelly Roll Morton
The Jazz Explosion
The New York School
James P. Johnson
Louis Armstrong
Jelly Roll Morton
Earl "Fatha" Hines
The Jazz Community
Women in Jazz
Bix Beiderbecke
Boogie-Woogie
Chicago Jazz
The Swing Era
The Great Depression, Jazz, and Popular Music
The Emergence of Substyles
The Arranger--Don Redman
The Composer--Duke Ellington
Early Swing Bands. Kansas City Swing
The "King of Swing"--Benny Goodman
Musical Characteristics
Vocalists
Art Tatum
Gene Krupa
Charlie Christian
Coleman Hawkins
The Basie Band
Lester Young
Lionel Hampton
Territory Bands
The Duke Ellington Orchestra
Glenn Miller
World War II
Women Instrumentalists
Post-War Swing
Modern Jazz: The bebop revolution
Origins of a New Style
Musical Characteristics
The Bird--Charlie Parker
"Dizzy"--John Birks Gillespie
The Music
Three Aspects of the Repertoire
More about Bird
The Pianists--Tadd Dameron, Bud Powell, and Thelonious Monk
More about Mary Lou Williams
Big Bands
Looking Back
A Proliferation of Styles: From the '40S Through the '50S
Overview
Cool Jazz
Third Stream
West Coast Jazz
Funky and Hard Bop
Something Old and Something New
Sonny Rollins
Something Borrowed
Modal Jazz--Miles Davis and Kind of Blue
Social Cause and Musical Effect
Summing Up the '50s
Social and Musical Revolution: The 1960S
Introduction
Free Jazz--Ornette Coleman
Musical Reactions
A Central Figure--John Coltrane
Out in Front--Miles Davis in the '60s and '70s
The New Groups
The AACM
One More Time
Confusion and Fusion: From the '70S to the '80S
Introduction
Ornette Coleman
Miles Davis Again
Cecil Taylor
The Keyboard Players--Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Keith Jarrett, Joe Zawinul
Weather Report
The Mahavishnu Orchestra
The AACM and the Art Ensemble of Chicago
Rehearsal and Recording Bands
The Decade in Review
A Plurality of Styles: Through the '80S and Into the '90S
Introduction
Fusion and Miles Davis
Neoclassicism and Modern Bebop
Wynton Marsalis
Other Neoclassicists
Free Jazz of the '80s--George Lewis
Jazz Composition in the 1980s--Anthony Davis
Postmodernism and Jazz--Jane Ira Bloom
New Sounds, New Wave, New Age, and Good Old-Fashioned Jazz
Ray Anderson
Today and Tomorrow
Appendices
Listening Guides
I Believe I'll Dust My Broom
Cornet Chop Suey
Ostrich Walk
Tiger Rag
Clarinet Lament (Barney's Concerto)
Tickle-Toe
Mission to Moscow
Groovin' High
Marshmallow
Confirmation
I Can't Believe that You're in Love with Me
The Preacher
All About Rosie
Dr. Jekyll
Giant Steps
Change of the Century
Bemsha Swing
Circle
Tears
Delfeayo's Dilemma
Transcriptions
S.O.L. Blues
Struttin' with Some Barbecue
West End Blues
Body and Soul
Lester Leaps In
I Can't Get Started
Embracebale You
Little Benny
Parker's Mood
Giant Steps
Blue Train
So What
Synoptic Table
Annotated Bibliography
General Bibliography
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Histories and Chronologies
Bibliographies
Discographies
Indices of Music
Periodicals
Indices to Periodical Literature
Jazz Archives
African Music
Music of the U.S. in the Late Nineteenth Century
Ragtime
The Blues
Early Jazz
Swing
Modern Jazz
Women in Jazz
Miscellaneous--Literature, Philosophy, Interviews, Rock, Gospel, Recordings, etc.
Selected Discography
Indices to the Record Collections
Integrated File of the Norton Anthology of Jazz, the New World Records Anthology of American Music, and the Smithsonian Collections of Classic Jazz (Alphabetical Order and Locator Numbers)
Norton Anthology of Jazz
Smithsonian Collections of Classic Jazz (Alphabetical Order and Locator Numbers)
Smithsonian Collections of Classic Jazz (Series Order and Locator Numbers)
Integrated File of the Norton Anthology of Jazz, Smithsonian Collections of Classic Jazz, and the New World Records Anthology of American Music (Chronological Order)
Glossary
Copyright Acknowledgments
Index

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