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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Feb 22, Alex marked it as to-read. Published January 13th by W.

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. Description This streamlined second edition exposes students to the expressive power of devveaux and brings its greatest players to life.

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But hey if Wynton said nothing happened after 68 and the avant garde was meaningless and “not jazz” then how you gonna kazz with Wynton? Contents Jazz Form and Improvisation. Open Preview See a Problem? They explain what jazz is, where it came from, and who created it and why, all within the broader context of American life and culture. Emre Avan rated it it was amazing May 31, This isn’t to say that jazz is for everyone, but this book sure makes it sound inviting.


Covers major and minor artists, short chapters with music CD’s extra purchase gy follows the book. Jazz studies usually focus on facts and figures or appreciation and interpretation.

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The story of jazz as it has never been told before, from the inside out: History of jazz through its music with second by second analysis of key songs. Book ratings by Goodreads. This looks cool and all, and Joanne even has the accompanying boxed set of CDs. Mariusz rated it it was amazing Nov 08, I had little to no knowledge of the subject, but after this am much more well-informed.

For this and other reasons no lyrics, difficult listening at timesjazz never seemed quite worth the effort. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? My library Help Advanced Book Search.

In all a comprehensive history of the art, with devaeux examples.

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. I gave both of these history of jazz books a “4 rating but in reality this volume is like a 4.


They explain what jazz is, where wcott came from, and who created it and why, all within the broader context of American life and culture. The Best Books of Lists with This Book. Claire Whorton rated it really liked it Oct 26, Sergio Velloso Pimenta marked it as to-read Feb 17, Co-writer Gary Giddins appeared in the Ken Burns Jazz series, but for my money this book gives a more balanced treatment giving a fair coverage of music mazz the 60s.

Jazz Form and Improvisation. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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 stimulate discussion groups and jazz workshops.

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