|Statement||by Norman Mongan ; foreword by Barney Kessel.|
|LC Classifications||ML1015.G9 M66 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 274 p. :|
|Number of Pages||274|
|LC Control Number||81085701|
Ted Gioia is a musician, author, and leading jazz critic and expert on American music. 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 /5(8). A compendium of jazz guitar styles, this book contains scores for 13 tracks on the included CD or cassette, but the scores don't include the improvised solos - so I can't recommend this as a method for learning improvisation.4/5(1). From s electric pioneer Charlie Christian, to s fusion visionary Larry Coryell and beyond, Masters of Jazz Guitar celebrates the achievements of players who changed the sound of jazz. Features deluxe paper stock, full-color throughout the book, and a bonus CD with 14 classic tracks by Howard Alden, Tal Farlow, Danny Barker, Al Casey, George Barnes, Herb Ellis, /5(10). "Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, & Revolution of the Electric Guitar" is one of the best – and best-written – books on music’s evolution over the last eighty years. Whether or not you play a guitar or even like guitars, all you have to do is like music or good writing to appreciate this book/5().
The history of the music echoes the history of twentieth-century America. Jazz provided the background for the giddy era that F. Scott Fitzgerald called the Jazz Age. The irresistible pulse of big-band swing lifted the spirits and boosted American morale during the /5(61). Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Europe, Americas, World, Military, Asia, Historical Study & Educational Resources & more at everyday low prices. History of Jazz Guitar. The history of jazz guitar is defined by its players. In this paper, I will touch on many different players and mention their various impacts on the development of this instrument and style. I will indicate, where applicable, how each player has influenced my own approach to guitar. The guitar is a relative newcomer to the genre of jazz music. Due to its design, the guitar has tremendous potential for different sounds, textures, and styles within the jazz idiom. However, it has always been slow to develop, and never seems to be exactly on the cutting edge of jazz. Through the examination of.
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