Short History of Jazz

ISBN-10: 0830413316
ISBN-13: 9780830413317
Edition: N/A
Authors: Bob Yurochko
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Description: This textbook is intended for both beginning and advanced students of jazz. Bob Yurochko presents a chronological history of jazz, from early West African and New Orleans roots to the Jazz Age, to the Swing Era, to the Bebop Era, through the '50s,  More...

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Book details

List price: $36.00
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

This textbook is intended for both beginning and advanced students of jazz. Bob Yurochko presents a chronological history of jazz, from early West African and New Orleans roots to the Jazz Age, to the Swing Era, to the Bebop Era, through the '50s, '60s, '70s, and '80s, to the contemporary scene. The comprehensive coverage of the contemporary jazz scene includes Latin influences, funk, rhythm and blues, new age fusion, and mainstream styles. The book synthesizes a vast amount of material into a concise history, allowing for more listening time in the classroom. A Burnham Publishers book

Note from Wynton Marsalis
Acknowledgments
Preface
Early Background
West African and European History
Jazz Roots (1896-1917)
Birth of Jazz (1917)
The Jazz Age
Chicago
New York - Vocalists, Pianists
New York - Big Bands
The Swing Era, 1935-1945
The Big Bands
Swing Era Artists
The Bebop Era, 1945-1955
Bebop Music
Big Bands
Jazz in the '50s
Cool Jazz
Hard Bop
Jazz in the '60s
Eclectic Jazz
Electric Jazz
Jazz in the '70s
Fusion
Jazz-Rock
Mainstream Jazz
Free Jazz
Jazz in the '80s
Pop-Fusion
New Age
Jazz-Fusion in the '80s
Latin
Mainstream in the '80s
Jazz in the '90s
Mainstream in the '90s
Jazz-Fusion in the '90s
Listener's Guide
Jazz as an Art Form
Glossary
Bibliography
Discography
Videography
Video Distributors
Index

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