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Having read two history of jazz books from the New Orleans beginnings until present in the past year this negation of the avant garde by Burns seems the differing factors in the two books. The listening notes are particularly good. There are even some laudatory comments about landmark rock albums. Quick read and pretty complete. Want to Read saving….

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Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux have achieved a monumental feat by creating a history of jazz that will appeal to academicians and aficionados kazz. Cart Support Signed in as: Video Demo In this short demo, watch how our interactive listening guides provide students the help they need to hear and understand the essential features of each work as they listen. No trivia or quizzes yet.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Contents Jazz Form and Improvisation. Bert rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Scott rated it really liked it Feb 13, Jazz studies usually focus on facts and figures or appreciation and interpretation. Michael marked it as to-read Jan 27, Covers major and minor artists, short chapters with music CD’s extra purchase that follows the book.

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We all probably know a jazz buff. Books by Scott DeVeaux. I gave both of these history of jazz books a “4 rating but in reality this volume is like a 4. Description This streamlined second edition exposes students to the expressive power of jazz and brings its greatest players to life.

From ragtime and blues to the international craze for swing, from the heated protests of the avantgarde to the radical diversity of today’s artists, Jazz describes the travails and triumphs of musical innovators struggling for work, respect, and cultural acceptance set against the backdrop of Csott history, commerce, and politics.


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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Enjoyed this comprehensive but thoroughly readable history of jazz music. Jazz by Gary Giddins. He has taught jazz history at the University of Virginia for more than 25 years. Books by Gary Giddins. Cristian Constantinescu rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Now with Total Access, Jazz offers students a package without jazs music of 77 classic masterpieces and little-known gems, robust Listening Guides, a media-rich ebook, outstanding video, and a gripping narrative–all at an unbeatable price.

I was quite familiar with jazz history, but still learned some things from the narrative; but, more deveaus that, the numerous descriptions of pieces was incredibly helpful. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Book ratings by Goodreads. Jan 18, Paul Peterson rated it liked it. 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 from the standard canon showcase the breadth and scope of jazz.