1st Da Capo Press ed. - New York : Da Capo Press, 1992.
Book — ix, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
* Who this Book is for * The Nature of Jazz * The Growth of Jazz * Jazz Today * Where Is Jazz Going? * Chronology * Discography * Selected Bibliography * Jazz Magazines and Publications.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Jazz: Americas Classical Music is a delightful introduction and guide to this complex and compelling music and to its rich history. In an engaging and conversational style, renowned jazz teacher Grover Sales tells of the lives and music of the greatsEllington, Tatum, Hawkins, Coltrane, Parker, Hines, Goodman, Armstrong, and many otherswith a mix of important facts, fascinating anecdotes, and brilliant interpretations. Illustrated with astonishing photographs of the artists in performance, Jazz: Americas Classical Music is a classic text, an ideal book for beginners and an inspiring one for serious students of the art of jazz. (source: Nielsen Book Data)