Jazz For Dummies

    Jazz For Dummies / Dirk Sutro

    Includes a list of more than 100 recordings for your jazz collection The fun and easy way to explore the world of jazz Jazz is America's greatest music, but with over a century's worth of styles and artists, where do you begin? Relax! This hep cat's guide delivers the scoop on the masters and their music -- from Duke Ellington to Charlie Parker to Wynton Marsalis. It's just what you need to tune in to the history and musical structure of jazz and become a more savvy listener. Discover how to * Understand the traits and roots of jazz * Tune in to jazz styles, from big band to bebop * Listen to great jazz artists * Catch a live jazz performance * Succeed in a jazz ensemble Praise for Jazz For Dummies "Now you can finally know about one of . . . America's greatest contributions to world culture." --Jon Faddis, jazz trumpeter "Fun to read. . . . An important stepping stone to understanding this complex and profound music." --James Moody, jazz saxophonist "Dirk Sutro is madly in love with jazz and . . . he knows what he's talking about." --"Chubby" Jackson, jazz bassist

    MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Jazz MUS025000 instrumental schools instrumentskolor soitonoppaat

    John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 2.painos
    ENG EISBN:9780470079799

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