The M.J.Q.’s formative role in the “cool jazz” movement of the early s is just one To help you hear — really hear — Giddins and DeVeaux. JAZZ Scott Deveaux and Gary Giddins _e19_p indd 11/24/08 PM JAZZ i 11/24/ 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.
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Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? 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.
It opens with a celeste, and it’s really corny. I was quite familiar with jazz history, but still learned some things from the narrative; but, more than that, the numerous descriptions of pieces was incredibly helpful.
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. Great look at the progression of jazz from New Orleans to Bebop to Fusion and beyond. His new book, Jazzis a new guide for novice listeners and longtime fans alike. Good views on musical theory and aspects. Most users should sign in with their email address.
He technically picked six, but this Jimmy Lunceford track is not currently available commercially. He was so neglected, but he could play anything.
Covers major and minor artists, short chapters with music CD’s deceaux purchase that follows the book. Apr 18, Sam Poole rated it liked it Shelves: There’s an absolutely breathtaking gjddins and then the solo. You could not be signed in. The more you listen to it, the more you admire his wit. This book is destined to become an important resource, one that confronts crucially important musical and social issues in depth—and with passion.
As Giddins acknowledges, hardly anyone likes every style of jazz; tastes change and hopefully expand over time.
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They explain what jazz is, where it came from, and who created it and why, all within jazz broader context of American life and culture. Sign In or Create an Account.
Sprawling and enlightening at points, excessive and misguided at others. November 17, 9: Clear agenda missed at points.
He would play stride, swing, bop and free, as well as anybody was playing free. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Chris rated it it was amazing Jan 01, But as the book’s sole epigram, from Sidney Bechetstates: Emphasizing its African American roots, Jazz traces the history of drveaux music over the last hundred years.
Young musicians picked up instruments and pushed the envelope, extending what could be done in jazz. According to the introduction there are 78 Listening Guides to tracks, with “mostly nonmusicological descriptions viddins what happens from one passage to the next”, keyed to the track timer of a player.
Contents Jazz Form and Improvisation. At times Burns seems to be writing a dual biography of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington rather than a deeveaux history.
Michele rated it really liked it Nov 19, Apr 18, Jon Allor rated it it was amazing. He has taught jazz history at the University of Virginia for more than 25 years. The Roots of Jazz.
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To ask other readers questions about Jazzplease sign up. Hey guess what Ken Burns? David rated it really liked it Mar 04, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Related articles in Google Scholar. It’s that way with music, too. A compact disc with these examples is available from the publisher. Jan 18, Paul Peterson rated it liked it.
Emre Avan rated it it was amazing May 31, I gave both of these history of jazz books a “4 rating but in reality this volume is like a 4.