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ISBN-10: 0132137607

ISBN-13: 9780132137607

Edition: 4th 1996

Authors: MEGILL

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Unlike other musical genres, jazz history is firmly connected to its great performers. They are the ones who create the complexities and individual nuances that make jazz so difficult to categorize and chronicle. Including pertinent biographical information, "Introduction to Jazz History" continues to examine this interaction between musicians, their history, and the history of their music. The Fifth Edition updates current and ongoing stylistic trends in jazz, including the modern big bands and the new hybrids of jazz extending beyond fusion and crossover. The chronological presentation of the history is intuitive and logical. New biographical sketches for recent and historical musicians…    
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List price: $56.65
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: PEARSON

The Roots of Jazz
Work Songs
The Blues1900
Country Blues
City Blues
The Blues Continues
Piano Styles 1890-1940
Piano Styles in Transition
New Orleans Jazz and Dixieland 1910-1940
New Orleans Dixieland
The Move to Chicago
Jelly Roll Morton
Leading Dixieland Soloists
Duke Ellington
Count Basie
Swing in Transition
The Bebop Revolution
Bebop Piano
Hard Bop (Straight Ahead and Funky)
Bebop: In the Mainstream Today
Third Stream, Cool, and Beyond1949-
Third Stream and Avant-Garde
Charles Mingus and the Modern Jazz Quartet
Big Bands Continue
Free Jazz 1960
Free Jazz
John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy
Anthony Braxton and Cecil Taylor
Jazz/Rock Fusion1968
Fusion to Crossover
Epilogue: Jazz in Action
An Essay on Jazz and the Creative Spirit
The Elements of Music for the Nonmusician
The Elements of Jazz
Rock to Fusion
Guide To The Recordings
Julie Ann Johnson
Hellhound On My Trail
Labor of Love
Sophisticated Lady
West End Blues
Somebody Stole My Gal
Lets Dance
57 Varieties
Koko.Jazz Messengers
Another Night in Tunisia
Miles Runs the Voodoo Down
Fables of Faubus
Artistry in Rhythm.B. Mintzer
The Ring
My Favorite Things
Steppin Quartet
Return to Forever, Musicmagic
Weather Report, Port of Entry
New York Voices
Round Midnight