Jazz: The First 100 Years

Jazz: The First 100 Years

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JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS explores the development of jazz from its nineteenth-century roots in blues and ragtime, through swing and bebop, to fusion and contemporary jazz styles. Unique in its up-to-date coverage, the 3rd edition devotes a full third of its length to performers of the 1960s to the present day. The booka€™s flexible organization and clear, vibrant presentation appeal to both music majors and general students. Biographies and social history put music in context. Extensive, accessible listening guides tie the history of jazz music directly to the CD selections, giving newcomers and aficionados alike a true feel for the ever-changing sound of jazz. Non-majors will find the new Introduction to Jazz Basics a useful preview tool on jazz fundamentals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.... free jazz The 1960s jazzsubstyle that overturned many of the traditional elements of the music. ... See also amplitude modulation and modulation. front line The lead (melody) instruments in a jazz ensemble, usually melodic (playing one note at a time) and often featured at the front of ... full-chord style See locked- hands style. funky jazz A style that combines elements of gospel music and Raamp;B with jazz.

Title:Jazz: The First 100 Years
Author:Henry Martin, Keith Waters
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01


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