Read the full-text online edition of Jazz: A History (). Tirro, Frank. Jazz: a history / by Frank Tirro. – 2nd ed. p. cm. Discography: Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Jazz-History and criticism. I. Title. Jazz has 34 ratings and 3 reviews. Mike said: This was my textbook from a Jazz History class senior year in college – a CD accompanies it. The fam and I.
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Wayne rated it it was ok Jun 22, Now in recognition of the many new developments in jazz over the last two decades, author Frank Tirro has expanded the text to cover the most recent jazz styles and to treat such latter-day giants as Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, and Wynton Marsalis.
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Since its original publication inthis well-balanced and beautifully illustrated book has been accepted as the standard one-volume history of jazz. Lindsay rated it liked it Sep 22, Indispensable in this genre.
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Sep 12, Rob the Obscure rated it it was amazing. Unlike some Jazzuits, Tirro happily includes franm, swing, and the blues as part of Jazz, the Great Undefinable, and each receives its own compartmentalized chapter as the author Duke Univ.
This was my textbook from a Jazz History class senior year in college – a CD accompanies it. A History by Frank Tirro. Jazz has inspired the broadest range of academic musical attention, from musicological analysis to jes’-folks “”oral history,”” and this scholarly, well-intentioned study welcomes any and all perspectives without achieving any particular voice, thesis, or energy of its own.
There was a problem adding your email address. Still, the eclectic evenhandedness here is a welcome change from the ivory soundchamber of many jazz purists, and profuse references to available recordings especially the Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz should make it easy for the zealous reader hisfory listen as Tirro lectures.
KIRKUS REVIEW Jazz has inspired the broadest range of academic musical attention, from musicological analysis to jes’-folks “”oral history,”” and this scholarly, well-intentioned study welcomes any and all perspectives without achieving any particular voice, thesis, or energy of its own.
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Hundreds of additional recordings are meticulously cited, and a selective discography catches up on recently issued compact discs.
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