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By Ted Gioia

ISBN-10: 0199937397

ISBN-13: 9780199937394

ISBN-10: 1522669930

ISBN-13: 9781522669937

The Jazz criteria, a complete consultant to crucial jazz compositions, is a different source, a browsers better half, and a useful advent to the paintings shape. This crucial booklet for tune enthusiasts tells the tale of greater than 250 key jazz songs, and encompasses a listening consultant to greater than 2,000 recordings. Many books suggest jazz CDs or talk about musicians and types, yet this is often the 1st to inform the tale of the songs themselves. The fan who desires to be aware of extra a couple of jazz tune heard on the membership or at the radio will locate this booklet essential. Musicians who play those songs evening after evening now have a convenient advisor, outlining their background and importance and telling how they've been played through diversified generations of jazz artists. scholars studying approximately jazz criteria now have a whole reference paintings for all of those cornerstones of the repertoire. writer Ted Gioia, whose physique of labor contains the award-winning The background of Jazz and Delta Blues, is the proper consultant to steer readers throughout the classics of the style. As a jazz pianist and recording artist, he has played those songs for many years. As a song historian and critic, he has won a name as a number one specialist on jazz. the following he attracts on his deep event with this tune in developing the last word paintings at the topic. An advent for brand spanking new enthusiasts, an invaluable guide for jazz fanatics and performers, and a tremendous reference for college students and educators, The Jazz criteria belongs at the shelf of each critical jazz lover or musician.

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