Jazz For Dummies
Includes a list of more than 100 recordings for your jazz collection
The fun and easy way to explore the world of jazz
Jazz is America's greatest music, but with over a century's worth of styles and artists, where do you begin? Relax! This hep cat's guide delivers the scoop on the masters and their music — from Duke Ellington to Charlie Parker to Wynton Marsalis. It's just what you need to tune in to the history and musical structure of jazz and become a more savvy listener.
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Praise for Jazz For Dummies
"Now you can finally know about one of . . . America's greatest contributions to world culture."
"Fun to read. . . . An important stepping stone to understanding this complex and profound music."
"Dirk Sutro is madly in love with jazz and . . . he knows what he's talking about."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kinofreak - LibraryThing
Another one in the "... for Dummies" series, this book is designed to give people who don't know the first thing about Jazz a start on it. And it works really well. From describing the roots from ... Read full review
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