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Jazz The First 100 Years

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ISBN-10: 0028647890

ISBN-13: 9780028647890

Edition: 2002

Authors: Martin, Keith Waters

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Explore the development of jazz music with JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS with accompanying audio CD! From its nineteenth-century roots in blues and ragtime, through swing and bebop, to fusion and contemporary jazz styles, this music text gives you a true feel for the vibrant, ever-changing sound of jazz. Learning is made easy with The Audio Jazz Primer CD that allows you to hear the key terms, basic music concepts, and jazz instruments discussed in the book. Key terms, topics for discussion, and the jazz basics appendix help you master difficult concepts.
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Book details

List price: $72.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 9/7/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Listening Guide CD Tracks
About the Authors
African-American Music in the Nineteenth Century
Sources of Musical Diversity
The Preservation of African Traditions
European Music in the Nineteenth Century
Instrumentation, Form, and Harmony
Roman Numerals Designate the Harmonies Relative to the Key
Written Versus Head Arrangements
Early African-American Music
The Problem of Transcribing African-American Music
Christianity, the Ring Shout, and Work Songs
Blue Notes and Syncopation
The Blues Scale
Scott Joplin
James Scott
Joseph Lamb
Artie Matthews
Ragtime's Relationship to Jazz
Listening Guide: "Pork And Beans"
The Blues
Pioneers of the Delta Blues
Gertrude "Ma" Rainey
W. C. Handy
Blues Form
Bessie Smith
Listening Guide: "Back Water Blues"
Characteristics of Early Jazz Singing
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
Early Jazz and New Orleans Jazz
The Shift from Ragtime to Jazz
New Orleans
Why Did Jazz Arise in New Orleans?
Charles "Buddy" Bolden
Sidney Bechet
Jazz Performance Terms
Listening Guide: "Texas Moaner Blues"
Jelly Roll Morton
Jelly's Last Jam
Listening Guide: "The Chant"
The Evolution of the Jazz Band
The Advent of Jazz Recording
The First Jazz Recording
Early Jazz Instruments and Their Players
The Exodus from New Orleans
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
Jazz in Chicago
The Migration North
King Oliver and the Creole Jazz Band
Listening Guide: "High Society"
Louis Armstrong
Armstrong's Classic Style
Armstrong in Chicago and His Later Career
Listening Guide: "S. O. L. Blues"
Trombone Technique
The Chicagoans and Bix Beiderbecke
Bix Beiderbecke's Solo on "Jazz Me Blues"
Listening Guide: "Jazz Me Blues"
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
New York in the 1920s
The Harlem Renaissance
Harlem Stride Piano
Piano Rolls
Eubie Blake
James P. Johnson
Listening Guide: "You've Got To Be Modernistic"
Fats Waller
Beginnings of the Big Bands
Fletcher Henderson
Duke Ellington's Early Career
Bubber Miley and Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton
Listening Guide: "The Mooche"
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
The Swing Era
Overview: A Decade of Swing
The Big Band in the Swing Era
Instrumentation, Technique, and Arrangement
Big-Band Terms
Listening Guide: "Down South Camp Meeting"
The Changing Role of the Rhythm Section
Territory Bands
The Original Blue Devils
Kansas City
Mary Lou Williams and the Clouds of Joy
Listening Guide: "Mary's Idea"
Count Basie
Listening Guide: "Shoe Shine Boy"
Jazz Performance Terms
Benny Goodman--King of Swing
Listening Guide: "Avalon"
Ellington After the Cotton Club
Building on the Band
Changes for the Better
The 1940s and Beyond
Listening Guide: "Sepia Panorama"
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
Swing-Era Bands and Stylists
Influential Big Bands of the Swing Era
Cab Calloway
Jimmie Lunceford
Chick Webb
The Casa Loma Orchestra
McKinney's Cotton Pickers
Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey
Glenn Miller
Artie Shaw
Swing-Era Stylists
Benny Goodman: Lyrical Clarinet
Listening Guide: "Avalon"
Coleman Hawkins: Elevating the Saxophone
Listening Guide: "Ready For Love"
Lester Young:"Tellin' Stories" on the Saxophone
Lester Young's Use of Formulas in "Shoe Shine Boy"
Listening Guide: "Shoe Shine Boy"
Roy Eldridge: From Armstrong to Gillespie
Jack Teagarden: Trombone Styles
Earl Hines: Fluid and Linear Piano
Teddy Wilson: Elegant Ensemble Piano
Art Tatum: Piano Technique at Its Best
Jimmy Blanton: Bassist as Soloist
Jo Jones: Modernizing the Drums
Gene Krupa: Drums with Drive
Charlie Christian: Shift to Electric Guitar
Benny Carter: Composer and Arranger
"All of Me": A Benny Carter Arrangement
Billie Holiday: Tragic Singer
Listening Guide: "All Of Me"
Ella Fitzgerald: Sixty Years of Song
Summary of the Features of Swing
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
The Bebop Era
Revolution Versus Evolution
Characteristics of the Bebop Style
A Recomposition: Dizzy Gillespie's "Groovin' High"
The Historical Origins of Bebop
The Early Forties: Jamming at Minton's and Monroe's
The American Federation of Musicians Strike in 1942
Big Bands in the Early 1940s
Jazz Moves to Fifty-Second Street
The Architects of Bebop
Charlie Parker
Listening Guide: "Salt Peanuts" (Excerpt)
Dizzy Gillespie
Listening Guide: "Bloomdido"
Bud Powell
Thelonious Monk
Listening Guide: "Four In One"
Other Bebop Artists
J. J. Johnson
Dexter Gordon
Bop-Style Big Bands in the Late 1940s
Woody Herman
Claude Thornhill
Swing Bands in the Bebop Era
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
The Fifties and New Jazz Substyles
Jazz and the New Substyles
Technological Advances in the 1950s
Cool Stylists
Miles Davis and Birth of the Cool
Listening Guide: "JERU"
Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker
The Modern Jazz Quartet
Dave Brubeck
Stan Getz
Lennie Tristano
Jazz on the West Coast
Third-Stream Music
Piano Stylists
Joe Williams
Vocalese: Eddie Jefferson and Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
Hard Bop and Funky/Soul Jazz
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Listening Guide: "Moanin'"
Horace Silver
Charles Mingus
Listening Guide: "Hora Decubitus"
Clifford Brown-Max Roach Quintet
Max Roach and Modern Drumming
Listening Guide: "Powell's Prances"
Sonny Rollins
Sonny Rollins and Improvisation
Miles Davis in the 1950s
What Is Modal Jazz?
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
The Sixties Avant-Garde
Avant-Garde Jazz and Black Activism
Voices of Discontent
Archie Shepp
Albert Ayler
Listening Guide: "Ghosts: First Variation"
Black Activism and the Avant-Garde Today
Ornette Coleman and Free Jazz
Ornette Coleman's Chamber and Orchestral Compositions
Listening Guide: "Street Woman"
John Coltrane
Overview of Coltrane's Career
Early Years
Hard Bop with Miles Davis
Coltrane's Classic Quartet
Coltane's Modal Compositions
Listening Guide: "Acknowledgement"
Coltrane and the Avant-Garde
Cecil Taylor
Taylor's Unit Structures
Chicago: AACM, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, and Anthony Braxton
Other Avant-Garde Stylists
Black Artists Group and the World Saxophone Quartet
Sun Ra
Eric Dolphy
Eric Dolphy and Booker Little
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
Mainstream Jazz in the 1960s
Miles Davis in the Sixties
Listening Guide: "E.S.P."
Bill Evans
Listening Guide: "Peri's Scope"
Herbie Hancock
Chick Corea
Keith Jarrett and ECM Records
ECM Records
Funky/Soul Jazz
Cannonball Adderley
The Blues in Funky/Soul Jazz
Jimmy Smith and Jazz Organists
Blue Note Records
The Hard Bop Legacy
Lee Morgan and Freddie Hubbard
Wayne Shorter
Joe Henderson
Other Blue Note Artists
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
Jazz-Rock, Jazz-Funk Fusion
The Appeal of Rock and Funk
The Fusion Music of Miles Davis
Miles Davis in the Early 1970s
Other Fusion Pioneers
CTI Records
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Herbie Hancock and Head Hunters
Listening Guide: "Chameleon" (Excerpt)
Herbie Hancock's Synthesizer Solo on "Chameleon"
Chick Corea and Return to Forever
Listening Guide: "Light As A Feather"
Weather Report
Listening Guide: "Birdland"
Pat Metheny
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
Jazz Since the 1980s
Classicism and the Jazz Repertory Movement
Complete Jazz-Recording Reissues
Live Performance
Wynton Marsalis
Listening Guide: "Express Crossing"
The Blakey Alumni
Big Bands
The Popular Connection
Digital Technology
Smooth Jazz
Listening Guide: "Summer Nights"
Acid Jazz
The Mass Market: Radio and the Internet
The Avant-Garde, Crossover, World Music, and Jazz to Come
Jazz and Feminism
Jazz Abroad
Crossover, Postmodernism, and World Music
Listening Guide: "Salt Peanuts"
Directions for Crossover Jazz
Listening Guide: "Far West"
The Future of Jazz
Questions and Topics for Discussion
Key Terms
Selected Readings
Selected Discography
Audio Primer CD Tracks