short history of jazz

by Bob Yurochko

Publisher: Nelson-Hall Publishers in Chicago

Written in English
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  • Jazz -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Other titlesJazz.
StatementBob Yurochko ; note from Wynton Marsalis.
LC ClassificationsML3506 .Y87 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 318 p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1701862M
ISBN 100830413316
LC Control Number92002738

Jazz is the story of a love affair between Joe Trace, a fifty-year-old married waiter and part-time cosmetics salesman, and Dorcas, a seventeen-year-old girl. When Dorcas leaves Joe for a younger man, he tracks her down at a party and shoots her. Dorcas refuses to implicate Joe, declining medical assistance and telling everyone who asks about the shooter, "I'll tell you tomorrow.".   A Brief History Of Jazz Education, Pt. 2: A Blog Supreme Starting around the s, the music's advocates increasingly turned to institutions of higher education. Within a few decades, college. : The premier site for the history and analysis of the standards jazz musicians play the most. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

  However, after reading a few pages of the book my friend gave to me, Marshall Stearns' The Story Of Jazz, I recognised a document of historical significance. First published by Oxford University Press in , its excellent scholarship is combined with articulate prose that, like jazz itself, tells a deep, rich and absorbing story.   But Jazz is more than mere biography. The history of the music echoes the history of twentieth-century America. Jazz provided the background for the giddy era that F. Scott Fitzgerald called the Jazz Age. The irresistible pulse of big-band swing lifted the spirits and boosted American morale during the Great Depression and World War II.4/5(10).

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The comprehensive coverage of the contemporary jazz scene includes Latin influences, funk, rhythm and blues, new age fusion, and mainstream styles.

The book synthesizes a vast amount of material into a concise history, allowing for more listening time in the classroom.

A Burnham Publishers book/5(2). Jazz began in the early twentieth century in New Orleans, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. There were lots of musical influences in the area of New Orleans, as many different nationalities travelled through the port for varying reasons. Spanish folk music, French military band music, Ragtime, European ballroom dance music, Blues music and others, all popular within the New Orleans area, all had.

Ted Gioia is a musician, author, and leading jazz critic and expert on American music. The first edition of his The History of Jazz was selected as one of the twenty best books of the year in The Washington Post, and was chosen as a notable book of the year in The New York is also the author of Delta Blues, West Coast Jazz, Work Songs and The Birth (and Death) of the : Oxford University Press.

In addition, each section has an entertaining, yet informative, history text introducing the era, including the musical innovations that style of jazz brought to the music.

The end result is short history of jazz book multi-dimensional teaching tool for school jazz combos, as well as just a great jazz fake book/5(7). Books about Jazz trumpeters. The Miles Davis autobiography; Like many of the best jazz history books, this was written by the musician himself.

Miles: The Autobiography, like the man himself, holds nothing bravely details his struggle with drugs and racism, and talks about the various women he has been with.

A short summary of Toni Morrison's Jazz This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of Jazz. Search all of SparkNotes Search. Suggestions Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in John Mulaney Quotes.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Part I. Early background --Part jazz age --Part swing era, --Part bebop era, --Part V.

Jazz in the '50s --Part in the '60s --Part in the '70s --Part in the '80s --Part IX. Jazz in the. History text in front of each section describes each era and its musical innovations. These short histories of each style of jazz really give the flavor of each era, as well as a discussion of the contributions of each short history of jazz book to the evolution of the music.

out of 5 stars A Short History Of Jazz. Reviewed in the United States on Septem Verified Purchase. A great book written by my former Cranford High School Band Director. He inspired me to Major in Music at Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ.

I thank you Mr Yurachko/5(2). Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

High-Yield Music Theory, Vol. 4: Jazz Theory 8 Section AN EXTREMELY SHORT HISTORY OF JAZZ African American musicians first developed jazz in New Orleans in the late s and early s. They derived their inspiration from a number of.

Playing jazz teaches self-esteem and independence. I highly recommend our SUMMER JAZZ WORKSHOPS which are offered in the U.S.

each summer. Some of the finest performers and teachers of jazz appear at these workshops. Write to: Summer Jazz Workshops, P.O. BoxNew Albany, INor visit for more information. Jazz has influenced, and has been influenced by, traditional classical music and popular music.

The boundaries are not always especially clear. Although jazz has a relatively short history, it has developed several distinct styles with which nonspecialists should be at least superficially familiar.

But Jazz is more than mere biography. The history of the music echoes the history of twentieth-century America.

Jazz provided the background for the giddy era that F. Scott Fitzgerald called the Jazz Age. The irresistible pulse of big-band swing lifted the spirits and boosted American morale during the Great Depression and World War II. good jazz improvisation, this book focuses on a basic harmonic and melodic vocabulary.

Once a player can navigate a tune's harmony confidently, then rhythm can more easily come to the foreground. You may notice that certain phrases appear in many solos. This book is not intended as a compendium of every possible pattern or harmonic approach. A fantastic read. Ted Gioia gives an accurate and unbiased history of most other histories (and much of Ken Burns documentary), this book avoids many of the "myth" elements of jazz history.I really appreciated the importance he placed on the West Coast movement, which has had a long history of being ignored.

History of Jazz Dance By Jacqueline Nalett Adapted from Jump Into Jazz, Fifth Edition,by Minda Goodman Kraines and Esther Pryor, published by McGraw Hill. The varieties of jazz dance reflect the diversity of American culture.

Jazz dance mirrors the social history of the American people, reflecting ethnic influences, historic. The Jazz Book: From Ragtime to the 21st Century (7 ed.).

Chicago, Ill.: Lawrence Hill Books. Jazz Historiography: The Story of Jazz History Writing. iUniverse. A Short History of Jazz. Rowman &. The award-winning comics historian brings the jazz age to vivid life in this showcase of six dazzling female cartoonists.

The Jonathan Cape/Observer/Comica graphic short story prize – enter. But unlike those historians who call a halt with the death of Coltrane inShipton continues the story with the major trends in jazz over the last 40 years: free jazz, jazz rock, world music influences, and the re-emergence of the popular jazz new edition brings the book completely up-to-date, including such names as John.

Almost a Preface Most books on the history of jazz music, even the ones published very recently (see the bibliography), tend to devote % of the pages to jazz before the Sixties, and then to quickly summarize (with countless omissions) the last 40 years. Jazz: A Short History by Michael Morangelli.

Publisher: The Reel Score Number of pages: Description: This series of articles for JazzFriends will hopefully offer a perspective on Jazz in a historical and cultural context -- and I hope spark some discussion.

This book was selected as one of the books for the December Caldecott Honors discussion at the Picture-Book Club in the Children's B The narrative is informative and Mr. Andrews tells an inspirational tale of a young boy who finds fame through his passion for music and overcomes his impoverished beginnings to pursue his calling/5().

The Scholastic History of Jazz resource site is full of audio clips, history, and research starters on the subject of jazz. Join Grammy-Award winning trumpeter and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center Wynton Marsalis on a tour of jazz — see the people, read about the events, and listen to the music.

Two of the best jazz writers and scholars give us a pretty definitive history of jazz music, which even as it teaches, manages to swing. Whitney Balliett, Collected Works, A Journal of Jazz. Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with its roots in blues and ragtime.

Since the s Jazz Age, it has been recognized as a major form of musical expression in traditional and popular music, linked by the common bonds of African-American and European-American musical parentage.

The history of jazz / Ted Gioia. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN ISBN X (Pbk.) 1. Jazz ─ History and criticism. Title. MLGS4 '09 ─ dc21 All photographs in this book are courtesy of The Frank Driggs Collection. 7 9 10 8 6.

Presume by 'progressive jazz' he means everything from Ardley/Collier/Westbrook etc through to the free improvisers. One to look forward to - he did a good job of painting a picture of parts of the 60s London jazz world in the McLaughlin book. If anyone has any info or help he includes an e-mail address - [email protected] Jazz Makers gathers together short biographies of more than 50 of jazz's greatest stars, from its early beginnings to the present.

The stories of these innovative instrumentalists, bandleaders, and composers reveal the fascinating history of jazz in six parts: *. Jazz genre: new releases and popular books, including Swing by Kwame Alexander, Double Bass Blues by Andrea J. Loney, How to Listen to Jazz by Ted Gioia.

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The real easy book. Volume 3, A short history of jazz. [Chuck Sher; Larry Dunlap; Stanford Jazz Workshop.;].full title Jazz. author Toni Morrison. type of work Novel. genre Historical narrative. language English (slang with idiomatic expressions).

time and place written United States, date of first publication April, publisher Penguin Group. narrator At first the narrator seems to be a middle-aged woman who is part of the Harlem community but later she seems to be more of an Earth spirit.