Introduction to Jazz

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  1. Book ImageJazz

    Scott DeVeaux, Gary Giddins

    Second Edition

    All That Jazz—Total Access to the music and the players.More

  2. Book ImageAn Introduction to America's Music

    Richard Crawford, Larry Hamberlin

    Second Edition

    An ear-opening exploration of music’s New World, from Puritan psalmody to mash-ups.More

  3. Book ImageJazz: Essential Listening

    Scott DeVeaux, Gary Giddins

    The #1 text in the market—now in an Essentials Edition.More

  4. Book ImageLouis Armstrong's New Orleans

    Thomas Brothers

    "The best book ever produced about Louis Armstrong by anyone other than the man himself."—Terry Teachout, CommentaryMore

  5. Book ImageTo Stretch Our Ears: A Documentary History of America's Music

    J. Heywood Alexander

    Following the same chapter organization as An Introduction to America’s Music, To Stretch Our Ears is the first gathering of significant and far-reaching readings that illuminate many aspects of American music.More

  6. Book ImageLone Star Swing

    Duncan McLean

    High Fidelity meets Blue Highways in this gloriously offbeat quest for the true roots of Texas Swing.More

  7. Book ImageThe New Grove Gospel, Blues and Jazz

    William Bolcom, Max Harrison, Paul Oliver

    'Max Harrison . . . surveys the whole history and development of jazz in a concise, well written and well illustrated . . . article together with an extensive bibliography.' —Richard D. C. Noble, Times Literary SupplementMore

  8. Book ImageMarsalis on Music

    Wynton Marsalis

    Companion book to the popular PBS-TV series Marsalis on Music, introducing families, children, and music-hungry readers of all ages to the joy of good music, both classical and jazz.More

  9. Book ImageJazz: A History

    Frank Tirro

    Second Edition

    Jazz is a democratic music in the best sense of the word, for it is the collective achievement of a people.More