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Jazz, a listener"s guide

by James McCalla

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Jazz -- History and criticism,
    • Jazz musicians -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames McCalla.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3508 .M35 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3481137M
      ISBN 100135101808, 0135101727
      LC Control Number82000460

      In How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively introduction to one of America's premier art tells us what to listen for in a performance and includes a guide to today's leading jazz musicians. From Louis Armstrong's innovative sounds to the jazz-rock fusion of Miles Davis, Gioia covers the music's history and reveals the building blocks of improvisation. “The most important thing you need — if you’re a beginner or experienced jazz listener — is an open attitude,” says Marina Albero, a Barcelona and Havana-trained musician and music.

      Even in the on-demand music streaming era, radio stations offer exclusive premieres, masterful mixes, and organic discussion. Here are the best internet radio stations from around the globe, with. About The NPR Curious Listener’s Guide to Jazz. A concise history of jazz; The noteworthy composers and musicians, from Jelly Roll Morton and Thelonious Monk to Miles Davis and Charles Mingus; Major performers from Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald to Nat King Cole and Duke Ellington; Classic songs and compositions.

      Ted Gioia is a music historian and the author of eleven books, including How to Listen to three previous books on the social history of music — Work Songs, Healing Songs, and Love Songs — have each been honored with ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. Gioia's wide-ranging activities as a critic, scholar, performer and educator have established him as a leading global guide to music past. Description. Through anecdotal biographies and evocative photos, this book by jazz author extraordinaire Scott Yanow portrays every key Afro-Cuban Jazz innovator past and present, plus other jazz artists influenced by this infectious music.


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As you listen, you should constantly try to: 1) Find the form of the tune so you can clearly identify the start and end of .