• Home
  • Books
  • How to Listen to Jazz [Paperback]

How to Listen to Jazz [Paperback]

Item : How to Listen to Jazz [Paperback]
List Price  : $16.99
You Save  : $1.00 (6%)
Price : $15.99 (see below)
Category : Books
Author Author : Gioia, Ted
ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 0465093493
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9780465093496
Publisher Publisher : Basic Books
Pages Pages : 272
Binding Binding : Paperback
Item ID : 100383154

An acclaimed music scholar presents an accessible introduction to the art of listening to jazz

InHow to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively introduction to one of America's premier art forms. He tells us what to listen for in a performance and includes a guide to today's leading jazz musicians. From Louis Armstrong's innovative sounds to the jazz-rock fusion of Miles Davis, Gioia covers the music's history and reveals the building blocks of improvisation. A true love letter to jazz by a foremost expert,How to Listen to Jazzis a must-read for anyone who's ever wanted to understand and better appreciate America's greatest contribution to music.

Mr. Gioia could not have done a better job. Through him, jazz might even find new devotees. -Economist

Ted Gioiais a music historian and the author of eleven books, includingHow to Listen to Jazz. His three previous books on the social history of music-Work Songs,Healing Songs, andLove Songs-have each been honored with ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. Gioia's wide-ranging activities as a critic, scholar, performer and educator have established him as a leading global guide to music past, present, and future. Mr. Gioia could not have done a better job. Through him, jazz might even find new devotees. Economist How to Listen to Jazzis an effort to teach casual listeners how'careful listening can demystify virtually all of the intricacies and marvelsof jazz.' New York Times How to Listen to Jazzfills an important and obvious gap byoffering a sensible and jargon-free introduction to what Gioia calls 'the mostjoyous sound invented during the entire course of twentieth-century music.' Thebook deserves a place alongside such classic works of jazz criticism as MartinWilliams'sThe Jazz Tradition,Will Friedwald's
  Items Price + Shipping Condition Delivery Seller Info Buying Options
  Items Price + Shipping Condition Delivery Seller Info Buying Options
1.
ShopSpell
$15.99
+ Free Shipping
Total: $15.99
New
  • Seller: ShopSpell
  • Ships in: 2 Business day(s)
  • Transit time: 5 Business day(s)
  • Delivery by: Aug 16 to Aug 18
  • Notes: Free Shipping on all Books.
ShopSpell    Add To Cart ($15.99)
  • Seller: ShopSpell
  • Ships in: 2 Business day(s)
  • Transit time: 5 Business day(s)
  • Delivery by: Aug 16 to Aug 18
  • Notes: Free Shipping on all Books.
   Add To Cart ($15.99)

Copyright © 2018 - 2020 Shophity, LLC.

  • Payment Methods