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by Gary Giddins,Scott DeVeaux


Jazz epub

ISBN: 0393068617

ISBN13: 978-0393068610

Author: Gary Giddins,Scott DeVeaux

Category: Photo

Subcategory: Music

Language: English

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; First Edition edition (October 26, 2009)

Pages: 720 pages

ePUB book: 1866 kb

FB2 book: 1602 kb

Rating: 4.1

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Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux's Jazz cuts through the gibberish, racial politics, and ideology that typify so much of contemporary jazz criticism.

Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux's Jazz cuts through the gibberish, racial politics, and ideology that typify so much of contemporary jazz criticism. 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. Ishmael Reed, author of Mixing It Up: Taking On the Media Bullies and Other Reflections. - Ishmael Reed, author of Mixing It Up: Taking On the Media Bullies and Other Reflections.

Giddins, a prolific critic on the faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center, and DeVeaux .

Giddins, a prolific critic on the faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center, and DeVeaux, who teaches jazz history at the University of Virginia, navigate the music’s evolution from its African roots to its current global status, with an emphasis on the sociological forces that have shaped i.

Gary Giddins lives in New York City.

Scott Deveaux, Gary Giddins. cutting-edge historical scholarship and experienced journalistic perspectives. This book is destined to become an important resource, one that confronts crucially important musical and social issues in depth'�and with passion. Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux's Jazz cuts through the gibberish, racial politics, and ideology that typify so much of contemporary jazz criticism.

Scott DeVeaux is a nationally recognized jazz scholar whose 1997 book The Birth of Bebop: A Social and Musical . Gary Giddins is the Executive Director of the Leon Levy Center for Biography at the City University of New York.

He has taught jazz history at the University of Virginia for more than 25 years.

Автор: Deveaux, Scott Giddins, Gary Название: Jazz Издательство: Wiley Классификация: Музыка ISBN: 0393192741 . Arranged alphabetically, each entry of this book lists the highlights of every jazz musician& career

Автор: Deveaux, Scott Giddins, Gary Название: Jazz Издательство: Wiley Классификация: Музыка ISBN: 0393192741 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780393192742 ISBN: 0-393-19274-1 ISBN-13(EAN): 978-0-393-19274-2 Обложка/Формат: Mixed media product Вес: . 5 кг. Дата издания: 1. 2. 2009 Размер: 275 x 202 x 32 Читательская аудитория: Professional & vocational Рейтинг: Поставляется из: Англии. Arranged alphabetically, each entry of this book lists the highlights of every jazz musician& career. Автор: Gioia Ted Название: The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire ISBN: 0199937397 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199937394 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг

Gary Giddins, Scott DeVeaux. 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.

Gary Giddins, Scott DeVeaux. 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. Emphasizing its African American roots, Jazz traces the history of the music over the last hundred years.

Magazine article IAJRC Journal. Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux. Magazine article IAJRC Journal. JAZZ Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux Norton (2009); New York & London, 704pp US$ 3. 5. Since Marshall Stearns' The Story of Jazz, in 1956, there has been a paucity of good overview books on the field; books that made you want to dash to the collection to hear what the author was writing about, even to argue over details!

The story of jazz for the general reader as it has never been told before, from the inside out: a comprehensive, eloquent, scrupulously researched page-turner.

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. 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. Emphasizing its African American roots, Jazz traces the history of the music over the last hundred years. From ragtime and blues to the international craze for swing, from the heated protests of the avant-garde 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 American history, commerce, and politics. With vibrant photographs by legendary jazz chronicler Herman Leonard, Jazz is also an arresting visual history of a century of music. 38 photos
We're using this book as the basis of an adult-learning course, together with the Ken Burns' Jazz DVDs. It's a 2-term course, with 28 weeks (56 hours) total. We evaluated many books before selecting this one.

We wanted to emphasize the music itself, and we had pretty much given up on that until we found this book. There are accompanying CDs and DVDs (you have to buy them separately) with interactive listening guides (you read on-screen what's happening with the music as you listen to it) that are great. The text of the listening guides is also in the book, so if you want to watch the selections for free on You Tube while you follow along in the book, you can do that without extra cost.

There are many, many on-line resources on the W.W. Norton website which are free to use in conjunction with the book. There's an extensive library of short videos that show basic jazz concepts, quizzes, flash-cards, song clips, and many really interesting videos of the authors explaining various aspects of jazz.

The book is co-authored by Gary Giddins, one of the premier U.S. jazz critics.

This book and its associated materials have made it possible for our group of non-jazz-experts to learn a TON about the music together. It's been a wonderful resource. I highly recommend it.
Actually an interesting text book! Well written!
Very good read if you are intrested in jazz. I got it for class but would like to go back some say and read it for recreational purposes.
Worth it for the music collection alone! Good resource for any Jazz lover!
The book arrived looking a little too much like homework. But by the second chapter - its worth getting the collection of CDs that baby sit this book even if you have a lot of the recordings separately, especially useful on MP3 - it was soon obvious that the authors must have been at pains to keep this to one volume. And by the third chapter I wished there were several more volumes and much more extensive analysis of the musicians included and those not mentioned.
Perhaps the greatest delight is hearing coherent and structured synopses of many things you pick up incoherently over years of listening. There's not much of the subjective in this tome which, since the Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz, serves as a serious but friendly overview of this great but undervalued pillar of American and world culture. More like this please...
This was a gift to my grandson, who is a music major, & he loves Jazz. When I saw this book, I thought he would like it. After speaking to him, he told me he loved the book & found it very interesting. He would certainly recommend to any one who is interested in the history of Jazz & loves Jazz.
Great book. Shipped as expected. Book in like new condition.
Good condition and great price