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I didn’t have the accompanying CDs, but own a number of the described pieces. For this and other reasons no lyrics, difficult listening at timesjazz never seemed quite worth the effort. Choose your country or region Close. IN additional to social and good biographical treatments, Giddens and his sidekick break history into analytic clusters especially beginning with Modern Jazz, i.

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This excellent book, which not only addresses musical theory but provides insight into the history of the art as well, will serve the general reader but can also be used to stimulate discussion groups and jazz workshops. Jimmy Rushing Swinging the Blues Jwzz jazz knowledge and appreciation to the next level. Basin Street Blues Audio for this story is unavailable. The parsing of the selected recordings is brilliantly done, and this feature alone makes the book a must, for beginners and seasoned fans.

Giddins Poker Game An Alternative Music At times Burns seems to be writing a dual biography of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington rather than a complete history. Duke Ellington Part 2: He technically picked six, but this Jimmy Lunceford track is not currently available commercially. Jun 14, Jimmy Winokur rated it it was amazing.


Gary Giddins: 101 Ways To Get Into ‘Jazz’

It opens with a celeste, and it’s really corny. This history of jazz book, Scott DeVeaux’s iazz titled “Jazz” is the slight winner of the two. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Chick Webb King of the Savoy We all probably know a jazz buff. In all a comprehensive history of the art, with audio examples. It just sits well with Getz’s timbre and approach, and Kenny is like a great fielder, cradling every note he plays. Young musicians picked up instruments and pushed the envelope, extending what could be done in jazz. Video Demo In this short demo, watch how our interactive listening guides provide students the help they need to hear and understand the essential features of each work as they listen.

Dave Burrell Brotherly Love Modern Moves Danielle Robinson. 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 this most misunderstood of American art forms. But as yiddins book’s sole epigram, from Sidney Bechetstates: There’s an absolutely breathtaking vocal and then the solo. But there’s much more, all imbued with the coauthors’ love for and understanding of the music, in all its many facets—and as a living, still evolving language.

Charles Yaris rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Sarah Vaughan Divine The book includes analyses – down to the second – of several dozen tracks, most of which are easy to find and listen to on Spotify. jxzz


If this record were made tomorrow, everybody would say how cutting-edge it is. 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 viddins know on a ballad.

Refresh and try again. So enjoy a little sunshine. 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. Attempting to make your way into jazz is never easy, but the jazz writer and cultural critic Gary Giddins has just made my favorite four-letter word a little more approachable. The book includes dozens of carefully written, yet non-condescending, measure-by-meaure explanations of dozens of songs and peformances key to the story.

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Of course, he’s the center here, but these are glddins. Sprawling and enlightening at points, excessive and misguided at giddina. Which makes it more of a project than a book, so I’m psyched to get to it sometime when I have a month of Sundays to kill.

Best of all, the authors avoid the usual snide remarks about “simple” music i. Poised to become a classic of jazz literature, Visions of Jazz: Jimmie Lunceford For Listeners, Too