Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The History of Jazz: Edition 2. A comprehensive history of jazz with a good analysis of the subject . If you happen to be new to the subject of jazz history - as I was 17 years ago when I read the first edition of this book, in paperback - then this book is a very good place to start. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Oxford University Press; 2nd edition (May 9, 2011), Thorough but sometimes a biased look at the history of jazz, Reviewed in the United States on April 7, 2018. . The excellent bibliography and list of recommended listening make this a valuable purchase for libraries building a jazz collection. Something went wrong. He even includes a suggested listening section at the back of the book. The History of Jazz (eBook) : Gioia, Ted. However, it may be too comprehensive for those with a casual interest in jazz, providing discussion of almost anybody who has touched a horn. I have a reasonable library of jazz books (including The Horn by JC Holmes, American Musicians by Whitney Balliett, Reading Jazz by Gottlieb, etc, etc) but my top five are HEAR ME TALKIN' TO YA by Hentoff and Shapiro; FOUR LIVES IN THE BEBOP BUSINESS by A.B. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? He even includes a suggested listening section at the back of the book. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic - acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic--acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. The History of Jazz eBook: Gioia, Ted: Amazon.in: Kindle Store. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Now, in Ted Gioia's The History of Jazz, we have at last a book that captures all these colors on one glorious palate. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try your request again later. Print from your device, pick up at the library. Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic—acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. Author Ted Gioia, whose body of work includes the award-winning The History of Jazz and Delta Blues, is the perfect guide to lead readers through the classics of the genre. Please try again. Ebooks. Incredible book! For novice readers looking for a quick over-view of jazz history and trends the book is probably over-long and detailed. Ted Gioia writes a very unbiased book on the history of jazz. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. To an extent, I can understand this. Jazz is a chameleon art, delighting us with the ease and rapidity with which it changes colors. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 15, 2014, I am really enjoying reading this book. The only thing better of course is watching jazz musicians play! This book is a necessary investment for any jazz afficianado. Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic--acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. It is still not the ultimate book - this has to written, but it is a big step forward in Jazz writing and a must for every student of the music. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. The first edition of his The History of Jazz was selected as one of the twenty best books of the year in The Washington Post, and was chosen as a notable book of the year in The New York Times. Now, in Ted Gioia's The History of Jazz, we have at last a book that captures all these colors on one glorious palate. "The History of Jazz" is often lauded as an essential primer into the story of jazz, and rightly so. So it was very challenging to read when there wasn't much "white space". He is also excellent at drawing a portrait of a musician's style in short brushstrokes. The first edition of his The History of Jazz was selected as one of the twenty best books of the year in The Washington Post, and was chosen as a notable book of the year in The New York Times.He is also the author of Delta Blues, West Coast Jazz, Work Songs and The Birth (and Death) of the Cool. Ted Gioia is a musician, author, and leading jazz critic and expert on American music. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Reviewed in the United States on June 24, 2017, Ted Gioia writes a very unbiased book on the history of jazz. Please try again. Knowledgeable, vibrant, and comprehensive, it is among the small group of books that can truly be called classics of jazz literature. From the seed first planted by slave dances held in Congo Square and nurtured by early ensembles led by Buddy Belden and Joe "King" Oliver, jazz began its long winding odyssey across America and around the world, giving flower to a thousand different forms--swing, bebop, cool jazz, jazz-rock fusion--and a thousand great musicians. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. But I guess that's how critics behave. We had to read this book for my first year in Jazz Studies at the Eastman School of Music When I mention to acquaintances that I'm interested in jazz music, I often get a reaction that suggests I might as well have said "I enjoy treading in dog-mess". Giola's book is no exception and anyone with a love of jazz will at various points feel that some artists are under-represented while others given surprising prominence. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Incredible book! Second Edition. Federation, Curwensville, Pa. Gioia, musician and critic, winner of the ASCAPDeems Taylor Award for The Imperfect Art (not reviewed) takes on a daunting task, tracing the history of jazz from preCivil War New Orleans to the embattled music of today--and does a creditable job of it. It gives plenty of detail while moving along from era to era. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. The first edition of his The History of Jazz was selected as one of the twenty best books of the year in The Washington Post, and was chosen as a notable book of the year in The New York Times.He is also the author of Delta Blues, West Coast Jazz, Work Songs and The Birth (and Death) of the Cool. The history of jazz / Ted Gioia. I enjoyed this as a good evaluation of Jazz roots. I'd greatly recommend it to anyone wishing to survey the major developments, composers and performers or America's original musical art form. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Customers reported quality issues in this eBook. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Jazz ─ History and criticism. Gioia’s “How to Listen to Jazz” is also an outstanding work, but more succinct and suitable for casual fans. All Hello, Sign in. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. 1. Something went wrong. I am using it as an aid in teaching my highschool class the history of jazz. Ted Gioia is a musician, author, and leading jazz critic and expert on American music. Please try again. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. , highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the History of jazz by ted Gioia not. 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