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Jazz in American Culture

Peter Townsend - Jazz - 2000 - 193 pages
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Pearl Harbor Jazz: Changes in Popular Music in the Early 1940s

Peter Townsend - History - 2009 - 256 pages
This book is a study of a crucial period in the life of American jazz and popular music. Pearl Harbor Jazz analyses the changes in the world of the professional musician ...
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Jazz in Its Time

Martin T. Williams - Music - 1989 - 272 pages
Provides a history of jazz, examining the developments and changes in style over the years, and looking at the individuals who have contributed to this music form
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Lee Konitz: Conversations on the Improviser's Art

Andy Hamilton, Lee Konitz - Music - 2007 - 284 pages
"Meticulously researched, detailed and documented, this long awaited overview justly establishes Konitz as one of the most consistently brilliant, adventurous and original ...
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The Contradictions of Jazz

Paul Rinzler - Music - 2008 - 226 pages
In The Contradictions of Jazz, Paul Rinzler takes a new approach to jazz aesthetics and theory by exploring four pairs of opposites present in jazz: individualism and ...
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Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life

Wynton Marsalis - Music - 2009 - 208 pages
Presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning musician's take on jazz music, discussing the secrets of listening to jazz, different styles of jazz musicians, the music's improvisational ...
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Keith Jarrett's The Koln Concert

Peter Elsdon - Music - 2012 - 192 pages
Keith Jarrett ranks among the most accomplished and influential pianists in jazz history. His The K?ln Concert stands among the most important jazz recordings of the past four ...
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Annual Review of Jazz Studies: 2002

Edward Berger, George Bassett, David Cayer, Henry Martin - Music - 2004 - 264 pages
This twelfth volume of the Annual Review celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Institute of Jazz Studies and features articles covering subjects which have not been ...
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The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Jazz

Loren Schoenberg - Music - 2002 - 285 pages
Includes a concise history of jazz music, entries on noteworthy composers and musicians, listings of classic songs and compositions, a dictionary of jazz terminology, and a ...
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Jazz Masters of the Fifties

Joe Goldberg - Music - 1983 - 246 pages
The fifties, though a quiescent period in many ways, was one of the most fervent decades in jazz history. The landmarks of modern jazz were firmly planted and, it could be ...
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