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The history of jazz

Author: Gunther Schuller
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1968-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The second volume of Schuller's comprehensive history of jazz covers the crucial era which saw the rise of big band swing and the transition to the more avant-garde bop style which revolutionized  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gunther Schuller
ISBN: 0195000978 9780195000979 019504312X 9780195043129
OCLC Number: 427362548
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 3 volumes : music ; 21 cm
Contents: V. 1. Early jazz: its roots and musical development. --
v. 1. The Swing Era.
Other Titles: Early jazz.
Swing era.
Responsibility: Gunther Schuller.


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'While the length of this work might arouse the suspicion of obsessive exhaustiveness, individual treatments of bands and soloists are admirably concise: it is the commitment to range of coverage Read more...

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