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📒Jazz Masters Of The 50s ✍ Joe Goldberg
✏Jazz Masters Of The 50s Book Summary : The fifties, though a quiescent period in many ways, was one of the most fervent decades in jazz history. The landmarks of modern jazz were firmly planted and, it could be argued, nearly all directions the music has taken since then can be charted back to recordings, groups, or individuals from this era. In this series of profiles, Joe Goldberg examines the lives and the music, the crucial events and dominant forces of a decade of great music and conflicting esthetics: Miles Davis's recording of Kind of Blue; Gerry Mulligan's pianoless quartet; Cecil Taylor's percussive keyboard experiments; John Coltrane's and Sonny Rollins's marathon saxophone solos; MJQ's blending of classical structure and jazz improvisation; Ornette Coleman's Free Jazz. From Mingus to Monk to Blakey, it was an age of giants. Perhaps never before or since in jazz history have so many wildly idiosyncratic jazz innovators been contemporaries. Joe Goldberg was there and what his ears heard has become here a lasting music document.
📒Jazz Of The 50s ✍ Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
✏Jazz of the 50s Book Summary : This great fake book in the Hal Leonard Jazz Bible series includes 200 of the best jazz tunes from the 1950s. Features large size music notation, a chord glossary, artist and title indexes, and common usage chords. Songs highlights: Alice in Wonderland * Autumn Leaves * Beyond the Sea * Born to Be Blue * Cry Me a River * I Wanna Be Loved * I'm Late * If I Should Lose You * In Walked Bud * Lady Bird * Lazy Afternoon * Lost in the Stars * My One and Only Love * Picnic * Stella by Starlight * Stolen Moments * Tenderly * Unchained Melody * When Sunny Gets Blue * Young at Heart * many more! For piano, guitar, electronic keyboard and all C instruments.
📒Jazz For Dummies ✍ Dirk Sutro
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📒Jazz Is ✍ Nat Hentoff
✏Jazz is Book Summary : This book is a selective tribute and guide to the jazz life, the players, and the music. It is not a chronological or comprehensive history, but rather a personal exploration through variegated seminal figures of a nature of the music (and how it keeps changing). And it is about the nature of those who make the music - temperaments as disparate as those of Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker. It tells, too, of the political economy of jazz, its internationalization, the continuing surprises of its futher frontiers.
📒Fifties Jazz Talk ✍ Gordon Jack
✏Fifties Jazz Talk Book Summary : More than 25 muscians who first came to prominence during the 1950s are the subject of this collection of interviews. The author's purpose has been to help preserve the oral history of a great American artform, and this book reveals that jazz musicians who can 'tell a story' with their horn when improvising can be just as articulate in conversation.
📒The Penguin Jazz Guide ✍ Brian Morton
✏The Penguin Jazz Guide Book Summary : The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings is firmly established as the world's leading guide to recorded jazz, a mine of fascinating information and a source of insightful - often wittily trenchant - criticism. This is something rather different: Brian Morton (who taught American history at UEA) has picked out the 1000 best recordings that all jazz fans should have and shows how they tell the history of the music and with it the history of the twentieth century. He has completely revised his and Richard Cook's entries and reassessed each artist's entry for this book. The result is an endlessly browsable companion that will prove required reading for aficionados and jazz novices alike. 'It's the kind of book that you'll yank off the shelf to look up a quick fact and still be reading two hours later' Fortune 'Part jazz history, part jazz Karma Sutra with Cook and Morton as the knowledgeable, urbane, wise and witty guides ... This is one of the great books of recorded jazz; the other guides don't come close' Irish Times
📒The Biographical Encyclopedia Of Jazz ✍ the late Leonard Feather
✏The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz Book Summary : Do you want to know when Duke Ellington was king of The Cotton Club? Have you ever wondered how old Miles Davis was when he got his first trumpet? From birth dates to gig dates and from recordings to television specials, Leonard Feather and Ira Gitler have left no stone unturned in their quest for accurate, detailed information on the careers of 3.300 jazz musicians from around the world. We learn that Duke Ellington worked his magic at The Cotton Club from 1927 to 1931, and that on Miles Davis's thirteenth birthday, his father gave him his first trumpet. Jazz is fast moving, and this edition clearly and concisely maps out an often dizzying web of professional associations. We find, for instance, that when Miles Davis was a St. Louis teenager he encountered Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie for the first time. This meeting proved fateful, and by 1945 a nineteen-year-old Davis had left Juilliard to play with Parker on 52nd Street. Knowledge of these professional alliances, along with the countless others chronicled in this book, are central to tracing the development of significant jazz movements, such as the "cool jazz" that became one of Miles Davis's hallmarks. Arranged alphabetically according to last name, each entry of this book chronologically lists the highlights of every jazz musician's career. Highly accessible and vigorously researched, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz is, quite simply, the most comprehensive jazz encyclopedia available.
📒Jazz Pedagogy ✍ J. Richard Dunscomb
✏Jazz Pedagogy Book Summary : DVD provides over three hours of audio and video demonstrations of rehearsal techniques and teaching methods for jazz improvisation, improving the rhythm section, and Latin jazz styles.
📒Visions Of Jazz ✍ Gary Giddins
✏Visions of Jazz Book Summary : An outstanding voice in the field, the jazz critic for The Village Voice leads readers through the first century of the music in a voluminous, expert account of the great jazz artists past and present and their distinctive contributions. UP.
📒A Short History Of Jazz ✍ Bob Yurochko
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