Jazz Styles: History and Analysis (8th Edition)

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textformat=02> 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.

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JAZZ — FROM DIXIELAND TO BEBOP TO FUSION

America's most. widely-used introductory text

Special Features:
  • A new chapter on recent jazz (Chapter 17 "Contemporary jazz: 1980 to the Early 2000s")
  • Twenty-one guides for listening to historic recordings
  • Appendix for nonmusicians explains the elements of music
  • Appendix for musicians illustrates comping, bass lines, modes, chord progressions
  • JAZZ CLASSICS CD: 23 historic recordings by Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and others, available at an additional cost
  • DEMONSTRATION CD: 171 demonstrations of instruments and methods that jazz musicians use, available at an additional cost
  • PRENTICE HALL JAZZ COLLECTION: 12 recordings by jelly Roll Morton, Benny Goodman, Thelonius Monk, Herbie Hancock, John Zorn, Uri Caine, and others

About the Author:

Mark C. Gridley is an active jazz musician and educator. He has done field research in Africa, the Caribbean, and all the jazz centers of America. His books have been translated into five foreign languages. His articles appear in the Grove Dictionaries of Music, Encyclopaedia Britannica, The Musical Quarterly, The Black Perspective in Music, The Instrumentalist, and Jazz Educators Journal.

David Cutler is a jazz and classical composer and pianist. His compositions have been performed throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He currently serves on the Duquesne University and Brevard Summer Music Festival faculties.

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