A complete jazz chronology, ESSENTIAL JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS, 2e, delivers a thorough and engaging introduction to jazz and American culture. Designed for nonmajors, this brief text explores the development of jazz from its nineteenth-century roots in ragtime and blues through swing and bebop to fusion and contemporary jazz styles. Unique in its up-to-date coverage, one-third of ESSENTIAL JAZZ is devoted to performers of the 1960s through present-day performers. The textas flexible organization and clear, interesting presentation are designed to appeal to students with little or no music background. Accessible, informative Listening Guides provide students with a rich sociocultural context for each selection, giving both newcomers and aficionados a true feel for the vibrant, ever-changing sound of jazz. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Connorized piano roll 10265. Scott Joplin ... Like many of the works of the ragtime piano repertory, the music was composed and written down for publication. Its jaunty ... The sheet music cover advertises more recent Joplin rags. Notice thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essential Jazz: The First 100 Years|
|Author||:||Henry Martin, Keith Waters|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2008-01-25|