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The M.J.Q.’s formative role in the “cool jazz” movement of the early s is just one To help you hear — really hear — Giddins and DeVeaux. JAZZ Scott Deveaux and Gary Giddins _e19_p indd 11/24/08 PM JAZZ i 11/24/ The story of jazz as it has never been told before, from the inside out: a comprehensive, eloquent, scrupulously researched page-turner. In this vivid history of.

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By signing up you agree to W. Great look at the progression of jazz from New Orleans to Bebop to Fusion and beyond. The Roots of Jazz.

Thoroughly researched and carefully documented, yet written in an entertaining and enjoyable narrative style, this is truly a book for jazz lovers of all backgrounds.

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Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux tell what is truly a fascinating story of artistry and beauty and tragedy and, well, love, in their highly accessible new history of devdaux most misunderstood of American art forms. Cristian Constantinescu rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Beyond the descriptions and definitions of what jazz is, who its major players are, and how it came to be and adapt in relation to American history, Jazz provides readers with an opportunity drveaux become active listeners.


Timothy rated it really liked it Dec veveaux, A most excellent text on the subject. Here, he pounds the keys like he’s Professor Longhairlike his fingers are pistons. He has taught jazz history at the University of Virginia for more than 25 years.

The book includes analyses – down to the second – of several dozen tracks, most of which are easy to find and listen to on Spotify.

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Annoying tendency to downplay race and identity politics to focus on strict history. Sign In or Create an Account. Thanks for telling us about gidxins problem.

He would play stride, swing, bop and free, as well as anybody was playing free.

Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. I recently spoke with Gary Giddins about Jazz.

Cart Support Signed in as: They explain what jazz is, where it came from, and who created it and why, all within the broader context of American life and culture.


Apr 18, Jon Allor rated it it was amazing. Jazzby Giddins and scholar Scott DeVeaux, is a new guide for novice listeners and longtime fans alike. I was 15, and heard that and thought, ‘Oh, God, this is sad. James rated it really liked it Jul 28, You’re just listening to two great instrumentalists [Byard and saxophonist Roland Kirk ] showing what they can do, having the time of their lives, interacting and just playing everything they know on a ballad.

Account Options Sign in. The unique listening guides elevate this book to the “it was incredible” level of a a five star rating. He was so neglected, but he could play anything. Gregory rated it liked it May 30, Most users should sign in with their email address.

He technically picked six, but this Jimmy Lunceford track is not currently available commercially.