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ESSENTIAL JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS

Pender's #: 21059200

$102.95  
Arranger 2ND EDITION
Composer MARTIN, H/WATERS, K
Voicing/Instrument JAZZ TEXT W/CD
Publisher G SCHIRMER BOOKS
Publisher Item0495505250
A complete jazz chronology, ESSENTIAL JAZZ delivers a thorough and engaging introduction to jazz and American culture. Designed for nonmajors, this brief text explores the development of jazz from its 19th-century roots in ragtime and blues through swing and bebop to fusion and contemporary jazz styles. Unique in its up-to-date coverage, one-third of the book is devoted to performers of the 1960s through present-day performers. The text's flexible organization and clear, interesting presentation are designed to appeal to students with little or no music background. Accessible, informative Listening Guides provide students with a rich sociocultural context for each selection, offering a true feel for the vibrant, ever-changing sound of jazz.

Features include:

  • Complete coverage of jazz music includes jazz fundamentals, African and blues roots of jazz, and all major historical and style periods and genres.
  • Unique photos and images bring jazz and its impact on American culture to life.
  • Generous listening pedagogy, such as the Audio Primer that introduces key terms,basic music concepts, and jazz instrumentation, helps encourage critical listening and aids in student understanding.
  • Two CDs available separately include all music discussed in the text.

 

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