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Exploring 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, NON-MEDIA EDITION, 3e equips you with a true feel for the vibrant, ever-changing sound of jazz. Completely up to date, the book devotes a full third of its coverage to performers from the 1960s to the present day. It also includes expansive coverage of women in jazz. Biographies, social history, and timelines at the beginning of chapters put music into context, while insightful listening guides tie the history of jazz music directly to the downloadable selections.
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Henry Martin is Professor of Music at Rutgers University--the country's only program that grants a degree in jazz scholarship. He has enjoyed a dual career as an award-winning composer-pianist and a music theorist specializing in jazz and the Western tonal tradition. Albany Records released his SELECTED PIANO MUSIC CD in 2010, and in 2004 Bridge Records released his CD PRELUDES AND FUGUES, with Martin performing. He is coeditor of the ANNUAL REVIEW OF JAZZ STUDIES, and his books include CHARLIE PARKER AND THEMATIC IMPROVISATION, COUNTERPOINT, and ESSENTIAL JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS, 2e.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 2015. Condition: New. Brand new! Please provide a physical shipping address. Seller Inventory # 9781305591042