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The Chronicle of Jazz By Mervyn Cooke

The Chronicle of Jazz
by Mervyn Cooke

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The history and evolution of jazz from its roots in Africa and the Southern United States showing how jazz has influenced and been influenced by, other musical and artistic forms. Each chronological section contains special features, and a cross-referencing system points to related motifs, people or music.
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The Chronicle of Jazz: Year-by-year, the Personalities, the Stories, the Innovations behind this century's most exciting music by Mervyn Cooke

A year-by-year history of people and events telling the story of jazz and the personalities which have formed this music style. Beginning at the turn of the century, the text charts the history of jazz from its African roots and the southern US to the myriad urban styles heard around the world today. The book looks at how jazz has been influenced by - and has influenced - other musical and artistic forms. Each chronological section contains features on topics ranging from the individual qualities of the bass clarinet and the jazz scene in Paris to personal sketches and seminal gigs.

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Table of Contents


1895-1916 origins; 1917-1929 from New Orleans to the East Coast; 1930-1945 swing; 1946-1958 style and idea; 1959-1969 the birth of modern jazz; 1970-1995 innovation and reaction.

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GOR004671508
The Chronicle of Jazz: Year-by-year, the Personalities, the Stories, the Innovations behind this century's most exciting music by Mervyn Cooke
Mervyn Cooke
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
1997-11-03
256
0500018103
9780500018101
N/A
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