Concise Guide to Jazz

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  • Author : Mark C. Gridley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Pages : 246 pages
  • ISBN : 9780130886828
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Concise Guide to Jazz

Concise Guide to Jazz
  • Author : Mark C. Gridley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 21 April 2021
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This abridged version of Jazz Styles was developed in response to requests for an introductory book offering the clarity and accuracy of Jazz Styles with 1/2 the size, 1/4 the number of names and tune titles, and 1/3 the number of musician profiles. Using a simple, yet lively writing style, and an abundance of illustrations, it is easily accessible to readers with no previous knowledge of music -- or any technical sophistication. Written by an active jazz musician and eminent jazz historian, this

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  • Author : Mark C. Gridley
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 28 December 2012
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An introduction to jazz and how to listen to it Written by active jazz musician and jazz historian Mark Gridley, the Concise Guide to Jazz was created in response to students and professors asking for a clear and accurate introductory jazz text. This brief text examines how jazz originated, how it is made, what to listen for, and the major style eras. By focusing on just over fifty historical figures, Concise Guide to Jazz, seventh edition allows students to understand

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