The guide to classic recorded jazz

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University of Iowa Press, Mar 1, 1995 - Music - 391 pages
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In a single source, this book serves as a field guide to available recordings as well as a highly accessible vision of the development and sound of the music, one that will give the reader some sense of what musicians think about when they play, what kinds of demands are placed on them, and what kinds of solutions they have to come up with.

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Reviewing jazz music recorded between 1920 and 1970 that has been reissued on compact disc, Piazza discusses over 800 CDs, placing musicians and bands in their stylistic contexts. Piazza explains why ... Read full review


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