Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Jazz: America?s Classical Music is a delightful introduction and guide to this complex and compelling music and to its rich history. In an engaging and conversational style, renowned jazz teacher Grover Sales tells of the lives and music of the greats—Ellington, Tatum, Hawkins, Coltrane, Parker, Hines, Goodman, Armstrong, and many others—with a mix of important facts, fascinating anecdotes, and brilliant interpretations. Illustrated with astonishing photographs of the artists in performance, Jazz: America?s Classical Music is a classic text, an ideal book for beginners and an inspiring one for serious students of the art of jazz.
About the Author: Grover Sales is an instructor in jazz studies at Stanford University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He was publicity director of the Monterey Jazz Festival for its first seven years and did personal publicity for many of the jazz greats including Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, and Duke Ellington.
Title: Jazz: America's classical music
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey USA, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey USA: Prentice-Hall, 1984. First edition, first printing, 1984. Black hardcover with dustjacket. Modest rubbing to the lower corners and spine end, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with a name written at the top of the front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has two tiny closed tears to the top edge of the rear panel, no paper loss. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 035518