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Jazz : America's Classical Music - Grover Sales

Jazz

America's Classical Music

By: Grover Sales, Gene Lees (Foreword by)

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Published: 1st December 1992
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"Jazz: America's Classical Music" is a delightful introduction and guide to this complex and compelling music and to its rich history. In an engaging and conversational style, renowned jazz teacher Grover Sales tells of the lives and music of the greats--Ellington, Tatum, Hawkins, Coltrane, Parker, Hines, Goodman, Armstrong, and many others--with a mix of important facts, fascinating anecdotes, and brilliant interpretations. Illustrated with astonishing photographs of the artists in performance, " Jazz: America's Classical Music" is a classic text, an ideal book for beginners and an inspiring one for serious students of the art of jazz.

* Who this Book is for * The Nature of Jazz * The Growth of Jazz * Jazz Today * Where Is Jazz Going? * Chronology * Discography * Selected Bibliography * Jazz Magazines and Publications

ISBN: 9780306804915
ISBN-10: 0306804913
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st December 1992
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1