"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.
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st December 1992
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1