Concise Guide to Jazz

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/22/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This introductory text is the abridged version ofJazz Styles.Concise Guide to Jazz teaches students to appreciate jazz with its in-depth listening guides, 3 CD compilations of historic recordings, and a Demonstration CD that illustrates instrument sounds and how musicians make jazz. Concise Guide to Jazz was developed in response to student and professor requests for an introductory text offering the clarity and accuracy ofJazz Styleswith 1/2 the size, 1/40 the number of names and tune titles, and 1/3 the number of musician profiles, in just 11 chapters. Written by an active jazz musician and jazz historian, this brief introduction examines how jazz originated, how it is made, what to listen for, the major style eras, and the individual styles of 52 historic figures.

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