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Great look at the progression of jazz from New Orleans to Bebop to Fusion and beyond. David rated it really liked it Mar 04, Jaki Byard is a great favorite of mine.

I love Kenny Barronbut I don’t think Kenny ever played better piano than he does here.

Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Jazzby Giddins and scholar Scott DeVeaux, is a new guide for novice listeners and longtime fans alike. Smoking Typewriters John McMillian.

Jazz didn’t die when Coltrane did. Thieves of Book Row McDade. Gary Giddins and 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.

Joe Henderson Tributes I didn’t have the accompanying CDs, but own a number of the described pieces. Mine did not because I bought it used but I want to seek these cd’s out.

Clear agenda missed at points. Best jazz book I’ve found. Beyond the descriptions and definitions of what jazz is, who its major players are, and how it came to be and adapt in relation to American history, Jazz provides readers with an opportunity to become active listeners. Loads of incite and information. Billy Strayhorn Passion FLower Weather Bird Gary Giddins. Cassandra Wilson A Different Songbook Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Joe Lovano The Long Apprenticeship I gave both of these history of jazz books a “4 rating but in reality this volume is like a 4.

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The harmonic texture sounds like something you’ve never heard before. Emphasizing its African American roots, Jazz traces the history of the music over the last hundred years.

Charles Mingus Bigger Than Death The listening notes are particularly gkddins. Attempting to make your way into jazz is never easy, but the jazz writer and cultural critic Gary Giddins has just made my favorite four-letter word a little more approachable.

Jazs rated it it was amazing Jan 01, With a little effort, the reader comes to understand what jazz is trying to do, how its genuises advanced the form and why it all matters. It’s a different Bill Evans than most of us know. He would play stride, swing, bop and free, as well as anybody was playing free. You’re just listening to two great instrumentalists [Byard and saxophonist Roland Kirk ] showing what they can do, having the time of jazx lives, interacting and just playing everything they know on a ballad.

Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux tell what is truly a fascinating story of artistry and beauty and tragedy and, well, love, in their highly accessible new history of this most misunderstood of American art forms.

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. In this vivid history of jazz, a respected critic and a leading scholar gidrins the excitement of America’s unique music with intellectual bite, unprecedented insight, David Murray Profuse Art Blakey Jazz Messenger Jimmie Lunceford For Listeners, Too A lot of people ignored George because they thought he was too intellectual or too difficult.


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Jun 14, Jimmy Winokur rated it it was amazing. All the most influential artists were covered and an outline of jazz history constructed. Best of all, the authors avoid the usual snide remarks about “simple” music i. Basin Street Blues Audio for this story is unavailable. The parsing of the selected recordings is brilliantly done, and this feature alone makes the book a must, for beginners and seasoned fans.

Dexter Gordon Resurgence Part Five: Henry Threadgill The Big Top Just greet reading, and reference source. Jazz Form and Improvisation. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is 20th century American cultural history at its finest.

Heck, they even explain what a “measure” is!

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Annoying tendency to downplay race and identity politics to focus on strict history. IN additional to social and good biographical treatments, Hary and his sidekick break history into analytic clusters especially beginning with Modern Jazz, i.

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