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Cart Support Signed in as: DeVeaux provides academic clout and formal rigor, bringing to bear a strong foundation in musicological methodology. This comprehensive 4-CD set features 75 works recorded from to the present. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Jgasman rated it really liked it Aug 13, I’ve known a few. Timothy rated it really liked it Dec 02, There was actually MORE very interesting music happening in jazz post ‘ Jon Allor added it May 24, By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.


Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux tell what is truly a fascinating story of artistry scotg beauty and tragedy and, well, love, in We all probably know jaazz jazz buff.

The story of jazz for the general reader as it has never been told before, from the inside out: I got this from a college library, so I don’t know if the general edition from a bookstore would include this, but mine included 4 CDs, the Norton Jazz Recordings. Want to Read saving…. Jun 14, Jimmy Winokur rated edveaux it was amazing.

Recordings: for Jazz

Contents Jazz Form and Improvisation. Lists with This Book. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jazz Form and Improvisation. To ask other readers questions about Recordingsplease sign up.

Jazz didn’t die when Coltrane did. Lists with This Book. The listening guides are a particular highlight. Excellent source for jazz aficionados and great overview for the casual listener, like myself.

Fantastic introduction to jazz and its many paths and variants throughout the 20th century. I found new insight in close listenings of things like Art Tatum’s “Over the Rainbow.


There are LOTS of great interactive features with this book and it even comes with 4 cd’s chronicling the history. Scott rated it really liked it Feb 13, By telling the story of jazz in its full cultural, musical, political, social, economic, and historical jjazz, Giddins and DeVeaux have given us one hell of a kick-ass book!

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At times Burns seems to be writing a dual biography of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington rather than a complete history. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Book ratings by Goodreads.

The listening notes are particularly good.