Discover Jazz

ISBN-10: 0136026370

ISBN-13: 9780136026372

Edition: 2012

Authors: John Edward Hasse, Buddy Baker, Grayson Lathrop, Tad Lathrop

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Discover the whole world of Jazz! An inclusive, contextual, and student-friendly way to discover the whole world of jazz. Discover Jazzpresents an inclusive overview of the history of jazz, with balanced coverage of the contributions of men and women from around the world. Emphasizing the importance of context, the text presents the story of jazz not as a simple narrative, but as a series of encounters among musicians, historical events, musical influences, and social forces. And, this student-friendly text gives readers the tools they need to actively listen to–and build their own relationships with–this great American art form. Teaching and Learning ExperiencePersonalize Learning- The new MyMusicLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Active Listening-The authors bring the music to the foreground for the student, helping students listen to and analyze the music. Engage Student-The design ofDiscover Jazzalone will engage students, while key features such as the Closer Look and Issues boxes will actively involve them in learning about jazz throughout the text. Support Instructors- Discover Jazzcomes with a complete support package for the instructor ranging from MyMusicLab and ClassPrep, to testing material.  Note:MyMusicLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyMusicLab,please visit:www.MyMusicLab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyMusicLab (at no additional cost): VP ISBN-10: 0205201164, ISBN-13: 9780205201167
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List price: $113.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/12/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

Introducing Jazz
Listening to Jazz
The Birth of Jazz
Early Jazz
The Swing Era
Bebop and Modern Jazz
Mainstream Jazz
Free and Exploratory Jazz
Latin Jazz
Jazz Worldwide
Jazz Forward
Introducing Jazz
Take Note
ISSUES: Jazz as an "American" Art Form
STYLE/TECHNIQUE: Listening with Untrained Ears
First Listening
Listening with Untrained Ears
Defining Jazz: A Beginning
Improvisation in Jazz
Other Dimensions of Jazz
Jazz and Society
Jazz and the Arts
Social Life and Issues
Jazz and Historic Trends
National Identity
Racial Identity
ISSUES: Jazz as African-American Music
Cultural Significance
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Key Terms and Key People
Listening to Jazz
Take Note
Listening Focus: Melody
Listening Tips for Jazz Melody
Listening Focus: Harmony
Listening Tips for Jazz Harmony
Listening Focus: Rhythm
Listening Tips for Jazz Rhythm
Listening Focus: Form and Structure
Chorus Form
Compound Form
Listening Tips for Jazz Form and Structure
Listening Focus: Color and Texture
Listening Tips for Jazz Color and Texture
Listening Focus: Voice, Feel, and Expression
Listening Tips for Voice, Feel, and Expression
Listening Focus: Improvisation
Listening Tips for Jazz Improvisation
Listening Focus: Style and Experimentation
Listening Tips for Style and Experimentation
Musicians' Roles, Individual and Collective
STYLE/TECHNIQUE: The Team Sport of Jazz
Listening Tips for Musicians' Interaction
Jazz as an Art Form
STYLE/TECHNIQUE: Standard Practices in Jazz
Listening Tips Wrap-Up
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Key Terms and Key People
The Birth of Jazz
Take Note
Old-World Roots
African Influences
European Influences
New Orleans
New Orleans' Six Jazz-Creating Conditions
Listening Guide: In Gloryland
History/Culture: Parading with a Brass Band
Musical Antecedents
The Blues
LISTENING FOCUS: Old John Henry Died on the Mountain
JAZZ CLASSICS: St. Louis Blues
Ragging and Ragtime
Listening Guide: Maple Leaf Rag
ISSUES : The Ragtime Wars
Jazz: An Improvisational Music for Dancing
New Orleans Notables
LISTENING FOCUS: Livery Stable Blues ,
New Orleans Style and "Jass" Variants
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Key Terms and Key People
Early Jazz
Take Note
LISTENING FOCUS: Dipper Mouth Blues
Listening Guide: West End Blues
Listening Guide: Black Bottom Stomp
Kansas City
New York
White Bands
JAZZ AND THE ARTS: Jazz and Classical Music: The First Half of the 20<sup>th</sup> Century
Harlem and the Cotton Club
Listening Guide: Black and Tan Fantasy
History/Culture: The Cotton Club
Jazz Arrangers of the '20s
Regional Bands
ISSUES: Jazz: Musical Virtue or Vice?
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Key Terms and Key People
The Swing Era
Take Note
Jazz: A Mass Attraction
JAZZ AND THE ARTS: The Swing Dances
STYLE/TECHNIQUE: Big Band, Big Sound
The Great Black Bands
History/Culture: Stompin' at the Savoy
Listening Guide: Ko-Ko
Listening Guide: One O'Clock Jump
The Great White Bands
Listening Guide: Honeysuckle Rose
Big-Band Care and Maintenance
All-Women Bands
Shapers of the Sound
STYLE/TECHNIQUE: What Does an Arranger Do?
Anatomy of an Arrangement
Small Groups and Solo Artists
Solo Instrumentalists
History/Culture: John Hammond: Talent Scout, Jazz Catalyst
History/Culture: The New Orleans Revival
The End of the Swing Era
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Key Terms and Key People
Bebop and Modern Jazz
Take Note
The Postwar Jazz Scene
History/Culture: After Hours at Minton's
Parker, Gillespie, and the Birth of Bebop
Listening Guide: Shaw 'Nuff
ISSUES: Boppers Versus Moldy Figs
Listening Guide: Embraceable You, Take A
STYLE/TECHNIQUE: Old Chords, New Melodies
History/Culture: Swing Street
HISTORY/CULTURE:: Big Bands in the Modern Era
History/Culture: Norman Granz and Jazz at the Philharmonic
ISSUES: The Jazz Musician as Outsider
Piano Modernists
Listening Guide: Misterioso
JAZZ CLASSICS: 'Round Midnight
Cool Jazz and the West Coast Scene
Listening Guide: Boplicity
JAZZ AND THE ARTS: Jazz and Film
Beyond the Cool
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Key Terms and Key People
Mainstream Jazz
Take Note
Setting the Stage
Miles Ahead
The Birth of Hard Bop
Listening Guide: The Preacher
History/Culture: New York Nights
West-Coast Bop
STYLE/TECHNIQUE: Breaks and Fours
Three Tenor Torchbearers: Gordon, Rollins, and Coltrane
Listening Guide: Giant Steps
Listening Guide: Blue Rondo a la Turk
Soul Jazz
ISSUES: Jazz and Religion
History/Culture: Down Beat and the Jazz Magazines
History/Culture: Jazz Festivals
Continuing Traditions
JAZZ AND THE ARTS: Jazz on Television
Vocalists of the Mainstream Era
JAZZ AND THE ARTS: Jazz and Fiction
Alternate Currents
JAZZ AND THE ARTS: Jazz and Visual Art
Listening Guide: So What
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Key Terms and Key People
Free and Exploratory Jazz
Take Note
1959 A Turning Point in Jazz History
ISSUES: Jazz: The Sound of Freedom
Free-Jazz Ancestors
Free-Jazz Innovations
Sonic Freedom
Harmonic Freedom
Formal Freedom
Rhythmic Freedom
STYLE/TECHNIQUE: How to Listen to Free Jazz
Free-Jazz Innovators
Coleman, Taylor, and Coltrane
Listening Guide: Ramblin'
History/Culture: The Loft Scene
Jazz Underground
Other Free Instrumentalists
Listening Guide: Ghosts (First Variation)
Listening Guide: Bush Magic
History/Culture: Jazz Cooperatives
Free Spaces
JAZZ AND THE ARTS: Jazz on Radio
Experimental Composers
JAZZ AND THE ARTS: Jazz and Classical Music: The Second Half of the Twentieth Century
ISSUES: The Growing Role of Women in Jazz
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Key Terms and Key People
Take Note
Defining Fusion Jazz
Foreshadowing Fusion
Early Mixes
Rock, Funk, and the Climate for Fusion
Early Fusions
Miles Davis: Fusion Pioneer
Listening Guide: Miles Runs the Voodoo Down (single version)
Fusion in the Early '70s
STYLE/DEVELOPMENT: Offspring of Bitches Brew
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Weather Report
Listening Guide: Birdland
Return to Forever
Listening Guide: Watermelon Man
History/Culture: The Soul-Funk Connection
R&B Fusion
Polishing and Popularizing Fusion
ISSUES: Jazz Versus Fusion
Later Fusions
Listening Guide: Bright Size Life
History/Culture: Hip-Hop and Jazz
JAZZ CLASSICS: Post-Mainstream Jazz Standards
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Key Terms and Key People
Latin Jazz
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