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KIRKUS REVIEW Jazz has inspired the broadest range of academic musical attention, from musicological analysis to jes’-folks “”oral history,”” and this scholarly, well-intentioned study welcomes any and all perspectives without achieving any particular voice, thesis, or energy of its own.
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He begins by describing the roots of jazz in Africa and the state of music in late-nineteenth-century America. He has also revised s entire volume to incorporate the welter of recent jazz research and new insights into the field. Account Options Sign in. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Preview — Jazz by Frank Tirro. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Now in recognition of the many new developments in jazz over the last two decades, author Frank Tirro has expanded the text to cover the most recent jazz styles and to treat such latter-day giants as Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, and Wynton Marsalis.
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Since its original publication inthis well-balanced and beautifully illustrated book has been accepted as the standard one-volume history of jazz. Juxtaposing these two significant preconditions, he then embarks on a systematic exploration of the musical phenomenon known as jazz: Now in recognition of the many new developments in jazz over the last two decades, author Frank Tirro has expanded the text to cover the most recent Wayne rated it it was ok Jun 22, Still, the eclectic evenhandedness here is a welcome change from the ivory soundchamber of many jazz purists, and profuse references to available recordings especially the Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz should make it easy for the zealous reader to listen as Tirro lectures.
Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Unlike some Jazzuits, Tirro happily includes ragtime, swing, and the blues as part of Jazz, the Great Undefinable, and each receives its own compartmentalized chapter as the author Duke Univ.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Be the first to discover new talent! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Tirro deals with every major style, trend, and artist, delineating the most important movements, describing their greatest moments, and transmitting his infectious enthusiasm for the genre in both musical and analytical terms.
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