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Introduction to jazz history

Author: Donald D Megill; Richard S Demory
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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For courses in Jazz History.Widely adopted for its well-balanced approach and extensive and innovative supplements package, this classic chronological survey of jazz history brings the various  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald D Megill; Richard S Demory
ISBN: 0130196177 9780130196170
OCLC Number: 44929545
Description: xii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Roots of Jazz. 2. Work Songs: Huddie Ledbetter-"Leadbelly." I. THE BLUES-1900- . 3. Country Blues: Robert Johnson. 4. City Blues: Bessie Smith. 5. The Blues Continues: Muddy Waters, B. B. King, Eric Clapton, and Robert Cray. II. PIANO STYLES-1890-1940. 6. Ragtime: Scott Joplin. 7. Stride: James P. Johnson and Fats Waller. 8. Boogie-Woogie: Jimmy Yancey and Meade "Lux" Lewis. 9. Piano Styles in Transition: "Fatha" Hines, Art Tatum, and Erroll Garner. III. NEW ORLEANS JAZZ AND DIXIELAND-1910-1940. 10. New Orleans Dixieland: Joe "King" Oliver. 11. The Move to Chicago: Louis Armstrong and Bix Beiderbecke. 12. Jelly Roll Morton. 13. Leading Dixieland Soloists. IV. SWING-1934-1945. 14. Swing: Benny Goodman and Fletcher Henderson. 15. Duke Ellington. 16. Count Basie, Billie Holiday, and Lester Young. 17. Swing in Transition, The New Swing. V. BEBOP-1943-1960. 18. The Bebop Revolution: Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. 19. Bebop Piano: Thelonious Monk and Bud Powell. 20. Hard Bop (Straight Ahead and Funky). 21. Bebop: In the Mainstream Today. VI. THIRD STREAM, COOL, AND BEYOND-1949- . 22. Third Stream and Avant-Garde: Miles Davis and Bill Evans. 23. Charles Mingus and the Modern Jazz Quartet. 24. Big Bands Continue. VII. FREE JAZZ-1960- . 25. Free Jazz: Ornette Coleman. 26. John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy. 27. Anthony Braxton and Cecil Taylor. VIII. JAZZ/ROCK FUSION-1968- . 28. Fusion: Chick Corea. 29. Fusion to Crossover. Epilogue: Jazz in Action. An Essay on Jazz and the Creative Spirit. Appendix A: The Elements of Music for the Nonmusician. Appendix B: The Elements of Jazz. Appendix C: Rock to Fusion: An Overview. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: Donald D. Megill, Richard S. Demory.

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