Paul O.W. Tanner,
University of California---Los Angeles David W. Megill,
MiraCosta College Maurice Gerow,
University of California---Los Angeles
ISBN: 007297642x Copyright year: 2005
The tenth edition of this trusted text takes students on an extraordinary musical journey through the changing styles and the fascinating history of jazz. With a strong emphasis on listening and an outstanding photo program, Jazz offers an insider’s view of the most important music, artists, clubs, and precursors in jazz history. Personal accounts by major players (“Witness to Jazz”) take students inside sessions, giving them a firsthand view of the lively context surrounding the growth of this uniquely American art form.