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Concise Guide to Jazz

Concise Guide to Jazz
  • Author : Mark C. Gridley
  • Publsiher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release : 03 January 2013
  • ISBN : 0205947395
  • Pages : 304 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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An introduction to jazz and how to listen to it Written by active jazz musician and jazz historian Mark Gridley, the Concise Guide to Jazz was created in response to students and professors asking for a clear and accurate introductory jazz text. This brief text examines how jazz originated, how it is made, what to listen for, and the major style eras. By focusing on just over fifty historical figures, Concise Guide to Jazz, seventh edition allows students to understand a broad range of jazz styles without feeling overloaded. Concise Guide to Jazz focuses on the diversity of jazz styles and serves as a basis for further jazz exploration. This text is available in a variety of formats – digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson’s MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Begin to appreciate how jazz is made Know how to extract the most depth of experience from listening to jazz Know who the most historically significant jazz musicians are Know why each significant musician is important Distinguish the main style eras NOTE: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase the text with MySearchLab, order the package ISBN: 0205955231 / 9780205955237 Concise Guide to Jazz Plus NEW MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205937004 / 9780205937004 Concise Guide to Jazz 0205938485 / 9780205938483 NEW MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Concise Guide to Jazz


Concise Guide to Jazz

Concise Guide to Jazz
  • Author : Mark C. Gridley
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release : 03 January 2013
GET THIS BOOKConcise Guide to Jazz

An introduction to jazz and how to listen to it Written by active jazz musician and jazz historian Mark Gridley, the Concise Guide to Jazz was created in response to students and professors asking for a clear and accurate introductory jazz text. This brief text examines how jazz originated, how it is made, what to listen for, and the major style eras. By focusing on just over fifty historical figures, Concise Guide to Jazz, seventh edition allows students to understand


Concise Guide to Jazz, Books a la Carte Edition

Concise Guide to Jazz, Books a la Carte Edition
  • Author : Mark C. Gridley
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 28 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKConcise Guide to Jazz, Books a la Carte Edition

An introduction to jazz and how to listen to it Written by active jazz musician and jazz historian Mark Gridley, the Concise Guide to Jazz was created in response to students and professors asking for a clear and accurate introductory jazz text. This brief text examines how jazz originated, how it is made, what to listen for, and the major style eras. By focusing on just over fifty historical figures, Concise Guide to Jazz, seventh edition allows students to understand



The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68

The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68
  • Author : Keith Waters
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 11 March 2011
GET THIS BOOKThe Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68

The "Second Quintet" -- the Miles Davis Quintet of the mid-1960s -- was one of the most innovative and influential groups in the history of the genre. Each of the musicians who performed with Davis--saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Tony Williams--went on to a successful career as a top player. The studio recordings released by this group made profound contributions to improvisational strategies, jazz composition, and mediation between mainstream and avant-garde jazz, yet


Jazz Styles

Jazz Styles
  • Author : Mark C. Gridley
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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Key Benefit: This broad and encompassing survey provides a rich, informative, and chronological study of jazz, with insightful commentaries on its origins, and full descriptions of the various styles of jazz and the personalities that have contributed to this innovative form of music. Key Topics: Discussions of benchmark styles with point-by-point differentiation cover early jazz, swing, bop, hard bop, cool jazz, "free" jazz, and jazz-rock fusion--highlighting the musical characteristics of each style and contrasting each successive era. Market: For musicians


Pioneers of Jazz

Pioneers of Jazz
  • Author : Lawrence Gushee
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 29 April 2010
GET THIS BOOKPioneers of Jazz

Thanks to the pioneering tours of the Creole Band, jazz began to be heard nationwide on the vaudeville stages of America from 1914 to 1918. This seven-piece band toured the country, exporting for the first time the authentic jazz strains that had developed in New Orleans at the start of the 20th century. The band's vaudeville routines were deeply rooted in the minstrel shows and plantation cliches of American show business in the late 19th century, but its instrumental music was central


American Popular Music

American Popular Music
  • Author : David Lee Joyner
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
  • Release : 27 June 2008
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This text provides an overview of the four major areas of American contemporary music: jazz, rock, country, and musical theater. Each genre is approached chronologically with the emphasis on the socio-cultural aspects of the music. Readers will appreciate Joyner's engaging writing style and come away with the fundamental skills needed to listen critically to a variety of popular music styles.



Jazz

Jazz
  • Author : Scott Knowles DeVeaux,Gary Giddins
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Release : 03 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKJazz

A vivid history of jazz in a classroom text by two exceptional authors--a leading scholar and a respected critic. Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux write with intellectual bite, eloquence, and the passion of unabashed fans. They explain what jazz is, where it came from, how it works, and who created it, all within the broader context of American life and culture. FEATURES The broadest cultural and historical context for the genre with special emphasis on jazz as black music. Although



Writings in Jazz

Writings in Jazz
  • Author : Nathan Tate Davis
  • Publisher : Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
  • Release : 03 March 1996
GET THIS BOOKWritings in Jazz

A textbook on the history, technique, and culture of jazz music, written by a University of Pittsburgh music professor. Covers everything from the origins of jazz and its development to the great musicians of the genre. Includes suggested reading and listening. Bandw photographs. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Jazzology

Jazzology
  • Author : Robert Rawlins,Nor Eddine Bahha
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 01 July 2005
GET THIS BOOKJazzology

(Jazz Instruction). A one-of-a-kind book encompassing a wide scope of jazz topics, for beginners and pros of any instrument. A three-pronged approach was envisioned with the creation of this comprehensive resource: as an encyclopedia for ready reference, as a thorough methodology for the student, and as a workbook for the classroom, complete with ample exercises and conceptual discussion. Includes the basics of intervals, jazz harmony, scales and modes, ii-V-I cadences. For harmony, it covers: harmonic analysis, piano voicings and voice



Rock and Roll

Rock and Roll
  • Author : Joe Stuessy,Scott David Lipscomb
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release : 03 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKRock and Roll

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Shadowglass

Shadowglass
  • Author : Erica Hayes
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release : 02 March 2010
GET THIS BOOKShadowglass

Welcome to secret world hidden behind shadowy fairy glamour, where thieving spriggans rob you blind, beautiful banshees mesmerize you with their song, big green trolls kick heads at nightclubs and vampire Mafiosi rule the streets. This is the world of Erica Hayes' Shadowfae Chronicles. Here, in Shadowglass, a seductive magic mirror lies hidden deep in a demon's lair, with a simple warning: don't stare at the glass... Ice is a light-fingered fairy who can't resist a look at the powerful