Concise Guide to Jazz (7th Edition)

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ISBN-13: 9780205937004
ISBN-10: 0205937004
Edition: 7
Author: Mark C. Gridley
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: Pearson
Format: Paperback 320 pages
Category: Music
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ISBN-13: 9780205937004
ISBN-10: 0205937004
Edition: 7
Author: Mark C. Gridley
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: Pearson
Format: Paperback 320 pages
Category: Music

Summary

Acknowledged authors Mark C. Gridley wrote Concise Guide to Jazz (7th Edition) comprising 320 pages back in 2013. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0205937004 and 9780205937004. Since then Concise Guide to Jazz (7th Edition) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 23.60 or rent at the marketplace.

Description

An introduction to jazz and how to listen to it

Written by active jazz musician and jazz historian Mark Gridley, the Concise Guide to Jazz was created in response to students and professors asking for a clear and accurate introductory jazz text. This brief text examines how jazz originated, how it is made, what to listen for, and the major style eras. By focusing on just over fifty historical figures, Concise Guide to Jazz, seventh edition allows students to understand a broad range of jazz styles without feeling overloaded. Concise Guide to Jazz focuses on the diversity of jazz styles and serves as a basis for further jazz exploration.

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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Begin to appreciate how jazz is made
  • Know how to extract the most depth of experience from listening to jazz
  • Know who the most historically significant jazz musicians are
  • Know why each significant musician is important
  • Distinguish the main style eras

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