Jazz 101 A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Jazz
Author: John Szwed
publisher Date: 08/23/2000
Schools: Stony Brook University(SUNY)，University at Albany (SUNY)
Description: Anyone interested in learning about a distinct musicjazzwill welcome this newest addition to the popular 101 reference series. Noted anthropologist, critic, and musical scholar John F. Szwed takes readers on a tour of the music's tangled history, and explores how it developed from an ethnic music to become North America's most popular music and then part of the avant garde in less than fifty years. Jazz 101 presents the key figures, history, theory, and controversies that shaped its development, along with a discussion of some of its most important recordings.