The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz & Blues

The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz Blues Here s the definitive one volume resource on everything jazzand blues From their roots in African culture to their expressionin the music of the twentieth century the history of jazzand blues reveals

  • Title: The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz & Blues
  • Author: Howard Mandel John Scofield
  • ISBN: 9780823082667
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Here s the definitive one volume resource on everything jazzand blues From their roots in African culture to their expressionin the music of the twentieth century, the history of jazzand blues reveals how this truly American music came tobe part of the soundtrack of contemporary urban life Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, The BillboardIllustrated EncyclopediHere s the definitive one volume resource on everything jazzand blues From their roots in African culture to their expressionin the music of the twentieth century, the history of jazzand blues reveals how this truly American music came tobe part of the soundtrack of contemporary urban life Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, The BillboardIllustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz Blues is organizedchronologically by decade Each section gives a historicaloverview plus an A to Z of influential artists and their keyrecordings Readers will learn how jazz and blues havechanged over the past century and then use dedicatedWeb links to hear those changes Withhistory, artist biographies, and illustrativemp3s, this book is onestopshopping for a greatoverview of two important musicalforms Comprehensive yet concise Decade by decade history plus A Z ofartists Perfect for students, jazz and blues fans, and all music lovers

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    1. This is an incredibly extensive resource for the history of Jazz and Blues, highlighting their relationship to each other throughout each decade. For each, the most important musicians of the time are given individual biographies, identifying the circles they played in, as well as the most famous songs at the time. Anyone interested in these genres should have a read, there's a lot to pick up.

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