Second edition. - New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
xxviii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
"First published 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies"--ECIP title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and videography.
Understanding jazz. The nature of jazz ; The elements of music in jazz ; Listening to jazz ; The roots of jazz
Classic jazz. Jazz takes root ; The jazz age : from Chicago to New York ; The swing era : jazz at its peak ; Swinging across the country : the bands, singers & pianists
Modern jazz. The bebop revolution ; The fifties and early sixties cool, intellectual and abstract jazz
Post-modern jazz. Tradition meets the avant-garde : moderns and early post-moderns coexist ; Miles and miles of Miles : Miles Davis and his sidemen ; The electric 1970s and 1980s ; The unplugged, eclectic 1970s and 1980s ; Jazz for a new century.