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Essential Jazz: The First 100 Years

Essential Jazz: The First 100 Years
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  • Comments: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780495505259
  • ISBN: 0495505250
  • Edition: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

AUTHOR

Keith Waters, Henry Martin

SUMMARY

A complete jazz chronology, ESSENTIAL JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS, 2e, delivers a thorough and engaging introduction to jazz and American culture. Designed for nonmajors, this brief text explores the development of jazz from its nineteenth-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 ESSENTIAL JAZZ 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 learners with little or no music background. Accessible, informative Listening Guides provide a rich sociocultural context for each selection, giving both newcomers and aficionados a true feel for the vibrant, ever-changing sound of jazz.Keith Waters is the author of 'Essential Jazz: The First 100 Years', published 2008 under ISBN 9780495505259 and ISBN 0495505250.

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