7 edition of The Making of Jazz found in the catalog.
August 15, 1979
Written in English
Jazz: Books. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! Quickview. Queen of Bebop: The Musical by Elaine M. Hayes. Paperback $ See All Formats. Add to Wishlist. Quickview. Miles: The Autobiography. In lively verse “Jazz Day” tells the stories behind the making of a famous photograph of jazz legends. —The Boston Globe If you want a kid to get excited about music, this book is a terrific platform. —San Francisco Classical Voice The gorgeous acrylic and pastel art illustrations perfectly capture the joyful chaos of the event.
evokes the many worlds of jazz, taking the reader to the swamp lands of the Mississippi Delta, the bawdy houses of New Orleans, the rent parties of Harlem, the speakeasies of Chicago during the Jazz Age, the after hours spots of corrupt Kansas city, the Cotton Club, the Savoy, and the other locales where the history of jazz was Size: KB. Best Jazz Guitar Books. So, what are the best jazz guitar books available to buy? In no particular order, here are the books we recommend if you wish to teach yourself jazz guitar. A Modern Method for Guitar (Vols. Complete) – William Leavitt A Modern Method For Guitar. The first book in the list is not specifically a jazz guitar book.
About the Book. Thelonious Monk () was one of jazz's greatest and most enigmatic figures. As a composer, pianist, and bandleader, Monk both extended the piano tradition known as Harlem stride and was at the center of modern jazz's creation during the s, setting the stage for the experimentalism of the s and '70s. The Making of Jazz: A Comprehensive History by James Lincoln Collier starting at $ The Making of Jazz: A Comprehensive History has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.
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The Making of Jazz Paperback – Aug by James Lincoln Collier (Author)/5(11). One is his hypothesis that all great innovations in jazz of ones of rhythmic proportions and not melodic or harmonic.
The other thing I like is that he makes no excuses for the jazz giants. While acknowledging the greatness of artists of Charlie This exceptional book may be out of print and that is sad for it is one of the best single narratives of the history of jazz/5.
The Making of Jazz: a Comprehensive History Paperback – January 1, by James Linco Collier (Author)/5(11).
The African roots --The American transplantation --Out of the hybrid, the blues --Scott Joplin and the ragtime craze --The first notes sound --The diaspora from New Orleans --The great Mr. Jelly Lord --Bessie Smith and the new blues --The white influx --The first genius: Louis Armstrong --Bix: the tragic temperament --Henderson, Goldkette, and the making of the big band --Fats, Fatha, and the.
Genre/Form: Jazz Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Collier, James Lincoln, Making of jazz. New York: Dell Pub. Co., © This is the kind of book jazz scholarship has long needed." Travis Jackson, Associate Professor of American Music, University of Chicago Steven Pond's Head Hunters captures a transitional moment in modern music history, a time when jazz and rock intermingled to create a new, often controversial, genre.
[The Making of Jazz: A Comprehensive History] by James Lincoln Collier This book has been on my bookshelves a long time, since in fact. Most of my books are second hand and this one looks second Read full review5/5(1). Roxane Orgill is an award-winning writer on music and the author of JAZZ DAY: THE MAKING OF A FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPH, illustrated by Francis Vallejo (Candlewick Press).
JAZZ DAY earned six starred reviews and won The Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book in /5. What made cool cool is the braiding together of jazz, film noir, and existential literature; the first as an African American mask of cool (poise, virtuosity and ‘a blank facial wall, suggesting both a resistance to white social norms and an inner complexity’); the second, a delayed working-class response to the Great Depression (gritty but righteous loners in an unjust world); the third, an ethical expression Cited by: 3.
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James Lincoln Collier. More about this author > Get This BOOK. In lively verse “Jazz Day” tells the stories behind the making of a famous photograph of jazz legends. —The Boston Globe If you want a kid to get excited about music, this book is a terrific platform.
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It is not true, as Collier claims in his preface, that there has been ""no full-dress history"" of jazz, the most recent contender being Frank Tirro's rather stuffy Jazz: A History (). However, if Collier is not alone, he is way out ahead, since he has covered all of jazz's major sounds and personalities while avoiding nearly every misstep made by jazz-book writers: he is neither jivey nor.
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This mini documentary shows the filming and behind the scenes of "The Book of Ragas" by Charu Suri with voice by Apoorva Mudgal. The album will. Thelonious Monk () was one of jazz's greatest and most enigmatic figures.
As a composer, pianist, and bandleader, Monk both extended the piano tradition known as Harlem stride and was at the center of modern jazz's creation during the s, setting the stage for the experimentalism of the s and '70s. This pathbreaking study combines cultural theory, biography, and musical.
Buy The Making of Jazz: A Comprehensive History by James Lincoln Collier (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). A major publisher of jazz books is Da Capo Press, which specializes in re-releasing books about the performing arts but now intends to do more.
Ted Gioia is a musician, author, and leading jazz critic and expert on American music. The first edition of his The History of Jazz was selected as one of the twenty best books of the year in The Washington Post, and was chosen as a notable book of the year in The New York is also the author of Delta Blues, West Coast Jazz, Work Songs and The Birth (and Death) of the Cool/5(8).
Francis Vallejo's vibrant, detailed, and wonderfully expressive paintings do loving justice to the larger-than-life quality of jazz musicians of the Day includes bios of several of the 57 musicians, an author's note, sources, a bibliography, and a foldout of Art Kane's famous photograph.
These books on the making of Kind of Blue were published about a month apart, but they are similar in topic only: Compared to Ashley Kahn’s detailed, professional text, Eric Nisenson’s volume reads like a half-baked term paper.
Kahn is a working journalist and the primary contributor to the Rolling Stone Jazz & Blues Album Guide and his book, Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis.
Parents need to know that Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph is a beautifully illustrated, informative, and poetic depiction of the circumstances and figures involved in capturing an iconic photo of many of the living legends of jazz on the steps of a brownstone in Harlem. The poems and paintings are followed by concise and quirky biographies of each of the musicians 4/5.
What the Great Gatsby Got Right about the Jazz Age F. Scott Fitzgerald is credited with coining the phrase “The Jazz Age” in the title of Her books and exhibitions run the gamut from.