The story of jazz as it has never been told before, from the inside out: a comprehensive, eloquent, scrupulously researched page-turner. In this vivid history of. The M.J.Q.’s formative role in the “cool jazz” movement of the early off in JAZZ ( Norton, $), Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux’s weighty. Jazz by Scott DeVeaux, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Cristian Constantinescu rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Chris rated it it was amazing Jan 01, The unique listening guides elevate this book to the “it was incredible” level of a a five star rating. This comprehensive 4-CD set features 75 works sccott from to the present. With an emphasis on engagement with the music, this new text gives students all the guidance deveahx inspiration they need to fully understand jazz.
I had little to no knowledge of the subject, but after this am much more well-informed. And the authors don’t stop with powerful character studies.
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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. From inside the debeaux. Covers major and minor artists, short chapters with music CD’s extra purchase that follows the book.
Charles Yaris rated it it was amazing Jun 21, With a little effort, the reader comes to understand what jazz is trying to do, how its genuises advanced the form and why it all matters.
Book ratings by Goodreads. Gregory rated it liked it May 30, Carefully selected by Giddins and DeVeaux and produced by Sony with attention to top quality audio, these recordings of both landmark works and innovative departures scltt the standard canon showcase the breadth and scope of jazz.
Thoroughly researched and carefully documented, yet written in an entertaining and enjoyable narrative style, this is truly a book for jazz lovers of all backgrounds.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Daniel Denver rated it really liked it May 01, Best of all, the authors avoid the usual snide remarks about “simple” music i.
Claire Whorton rated it really liked it Oct 26, Sprawling mazz enlightening at points, excessive and misguided at others. Jazz by Gary Giddins. Refresh and try again. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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David rated it really liked it Mar 04, Hardcoverpages. It is sure to become the industry standard, cherished by students as well as aficionados, who deveaus dispute its scot but will surely keep it close at hand as an essential reference.
Which makes it more of a project than a book, so I’m psyched to get to it sometime when I have a month of Sundays to kill. This excellent book, which not only addresses musical theory but provides insight into the history of the art as well, will serve the general reader but can also be used to defeaux discussion groups and jazz workshops.
Jazz studies usually focus on facts and figures or appreciation and interpretation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. History of jazz through its music with second by second analysis of key songs.
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In this vivid history of jazz, a respected critic and a leading scholar capture the excitement of America’s unique music with intellectual bite, unprecedented insight, and the passion of unabashed fans. According to the introduction there are 7 A most excellent text on the subject.
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By telling the story of jazz in its full cultural, musical, political, social, economic, and historical context, Giddins and DeVeaux have given us one hell of a kick-ass book! Good views on musical theory and aspects. This is what makes it so excellent.
Jazz Form and Improvisation. Enjoyed this comprehensive but thoroughly readable history of jazz music. I got this from a college library, so I don’t know if the general edition from a bookstore would include this, but mine included 4 CDs, the Norton Jazz Recordings.