|Paperback 2011, 3rd Edition||
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Explore the development of jazz music from its nineteenth-century roots in blues and ragtime, through swing and bebop, to fusion and contemporary jazz styles. JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS gives you a true feel for the vibrant, ever-changing sound of jazz. Learning is made easy with the Audio Primer CD that allows you to hear the key terms, basic music concepts, and jazz instruments discussed in the book. Key terms, topics for discussion, and the jazz basics introduction help you master difficult concepts.
About the Author :
Henry Martin has contributed to Jazz: The First 100 Years as an author.
Henry Martin is Professor of Music at Rutgers University--the country's only program that grants a degree in jazz scholarship. He has pursued a dual career as an award-winning composer-pianist and a music theorist specializing in jazz and the Western tonal tradition. His CD, PRELUDES AND FUGUES, was released by Bridge Records in 2004. He is coeditor of the ANNUAL REVIEW OF JAZZ STUDIES, and his books CHARLIE PARKER AND THEMATIC IMPROVISATION published in 1996 and COUNTERPOINT published in 2005 are followed by his latest title ESSENTIAL JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS, 2e, released in 2008.
|Title:||Jazz: The First 100 Years||Publisher:||Schirmer G Books|
|Author:||Henry Martin, Keith Waters|
|No. of Pages:||419|
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