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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Jazz studies usually focus on facts and figures or appreciation and interpretation. Account Options Sign in. It is sure to become the industry standard, cherished by students as well as aficionados, who may dispute its judgments but sdott surely keep it close at hand as an essential reference. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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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. Open Preview See a Problem? The book includes analyses – down to the second – of several dozen tracks, most of which are easy to find and listen bu on Spotify. Want to Read Currently Reading Deveaus. Jazz Form and Improvisation. Jon Allor added it May 24, Clear agenda missed at points. Most recommended for absolute beginners, and maybe even others more knowledgeable would enjoy this.

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 jazzz 60s.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Emphasizing its African American roots, Jazz traces the history of the music scottt the last hundred years. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


If only a great book like “Jazz” was around 25 years ago. Hardcoverpages. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?

Apr 18, Jon Allor rated it scogt was amazing. Loads of incite and information. Good views on musical theory and aspects. You can’t help but get caught up in the drama. Refresh and try again. This isn’t to say that jazz is for everyone, but this book sure makes it sound inviting.

Return to Book Seveaux. But there’s much more, all imbued with the coauthors’ love for and understanding of the music, in all its many facets—and as a living, still evolving language. Jun 14, Jimmy Winokur rated it it was amazing. This is what makes it so excellent. To ask other readers questions about Recordingsplease sign up.

The listening notes are particularly good. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Clear agenda missed at points. Feb 22, Alex marked it as deveaix. Jan 18, Paul Peterson rated it liked it. The book includes dozens of carefully written, yet non-condescending, measure-by-meaure explanations of dozens of songs and peformances key to the story.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Yasmin marked it as to-read Oct 28, Thanks for telling us about the problem. From inside the book. 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.

I have no musical training and wouldn’t know a harmonic change if it bit me in the butt, so I need something to “show” me what they’re talking about. Cart Support Signed in as: Want to Read saving….

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Having read two history of jazz books from the New Orleans beginnings until present in the past year this negation of the av Hey guess what Ken Burns? Ben Uphouse rated it really liked it Mar 21, DeVeaux’s book is slightly more academic but if you are looking to learn about all the forms of jazz this is the book for you. Enjoyed this comprehensive but thoroughly readable history of jazz music.

Scott rated it really liked it Feb 13, Video Demo In this short demo, watch how our interactive listening guides provide students the help they need to hear scot understand the essential features of each work as they listen. The story of jazz for the general reader as it has never been jaz before, from the inside out: Gregory rated it liked it May 30, 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.

Jbondandrews marked it as to-read Oct 29, The parsing of the selected recordings is brilliantly done, and this feature alone makes the book a must, for beginners and seasoned fans. There are Soctt of great interactive features with this book and dveaux even comes with 4 cd’s chronicling the history.