The story of jazz as it has never been told before, from the inside out: a comprehensive, eloquent, scrupulously researched page-turner. In this vivid history of. The M.J.Q.’s formative role in the “cool jazz” movement of the early off in JAZZ ( Norton, $), Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux’s weighty. Jazz by Scott DeVeaux, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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This book is destined to become an important resource, one that confronts crucially important musical and social issues in depth—and with passion.

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There are even some laudatory comments about landmark rock albums. Gregory rated it liked it May 30, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lists with This Book. The unique listening guides elevate this book to the “it was incredible” level of a a five star rating. This new work skillfully blends both approaches in a deeply informed and analytical way that is clear for beginners The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Return to Book Page. The listening guides are a particular highlight. Co-writer Gary Giddins appeared in the Ken Burns Jazz series, but for my money this book gives a more balanced treatment giving a fair coverage of music beyond the 60s. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Allen rated it it was amazing Jul 22, They explain what jazz is, where it came from, and who created it and why, all within the broader context of American life and culture.

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Carefully selected by Giddins and DeVeaux and produced by Sony with attention to top quality audio, these recordings of both landmark works and innovative departures from the standard canon showcase the breadth and scope of jazz.

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In this vivid history of jazz, a respected critic and a scot scholar capture the excitement of America’s unique music with intellectual bite, unprecedented insight, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Available Our Retail Price: Connie Poor rated it it was amazing Aug 25, For this and other reasons no lyrics, difficult listening at timesjazz never seemed quite worth the effort. Having read two history of jazz books from the New Orleans beginnings until present in the past year this negation of the avant garde by Burns seems the differing factors in the two books.

Where Burn’s book wins is there is more emotional involvement but because of that emotion it is less concise and Burns plays favorites. From inside the book. Preview — Recordings by Scott DeVeaux.

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Gary Giddins deveauz Scott DeVeaux tell what is truly a fascinating story of artistry and beauty and tragedy and, well, love, in We all probably know a jazz buff. With vibrant photographs by legendary jazz chronicler Herman Leonard, Jazz is also an arresting visual history of a century of music. Chris rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Published October 26th by W. Book ratings by Goodreads.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. I was quite familiar with jazz history, but still learned sott things from the narrative; but, more than that, the numerous descriptions of pieces was incredibly helpful.

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Fantastic introduction to jazz and its many paths and variants throughout the 20th century. Ben Uphouse rated it really liked it Mar 21, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Sergio Velloso Pimenta marked it as to-read Feb 17, Hardcoverjaz. They explain what jazz is, where it came from, and who created scitt and why, all within the broader context of American life and culture. Emre Avan rated it it was amazing May 31, Open Preview See a Problem?

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They explain what jazz is, where it came from, and who created it and why, all within the broader context of American life and culture. There are LOTS of great interactive deveuax with this book and it even comes with 4 cd’s chronicling the history. I found new insight in close listenings of things like Art Tatum’s “Over the Rainbow. Deveaux states the facts surely and devexux the same ground but it was refreshing to read about the Art Ensemble ddveaux Chicago, Sun Ra and Albert Ayler among others.

Apr 18, Jon Allor rated it it was amazing. Enjoyed this comprehensive but thoroughly readable history of jazz music. Now with Total Access, Jazz offers students a package without match–streaming music of 77 classic masterpieces and little-known gems, robust Listening Guides, a media-rich ebook, outstanding video, and a gripping narrative–all at an unbeatable price.

Nice people in general, but their complete submersion and downright sorry snobbery about all other forms of music can be more than a little off-putting. Jon Allor added it May 24, Clear agenda missed at points.

Apr 18, Sam Dcott rated it liked it Shelves: I gave both of these history of jazz books a “4 rating but in reality this volume is like a 4.