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Experiencing jazz / Richard J. Lawn, Professor Emeritus, College of Performing Arts at the University of the Arts.

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Author/Creator:
Lawn, Richard, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Second edition. - New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxviii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Note:
"First published 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies"--ECIP title page verso.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and videography.
Contents:
  • 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.
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ISBN:
9780415699600
0415699606
9780415659352
0415659353
9780415837354
0415837359

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