Gridley has developed a textbook that serves not only as a scholarly exploration of jazz history and analysis of playing and compositional trends but also as a book that can be read by non-musicians for its wealth of information about the art of jazz music. Those with previous listening or playing experience will find this set to be a refreshing and knowledgeable addition to their library and musical background. In his preface, Gridley outlines the various approaches that can be taken in using this textbook. These hints will be very helpful to instructors who may find themselves teaching a jazz history course for the first time. Historical sections include a list of major names of each period and a comprehensive discography.

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Volmaran Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson; p. But for the under educated listener it exposes students to early musical theory required to become an educated jazz listener. The search for a truly versatile text for jazz history and style classes can be time consuming and frustrating for those instructors desiring a course of study that can be adapted to musicians and non-musicians.

Chris Gilde rated it it was amazing Apr 07, James rated it really liked it Mar 14, Book is used in good condition. Miles Davis instrumentally imitating the cry of an African American male street vendor, accompanied by the Gil Evans Orchestra; p. Charlie Parker with strings; p. I was hoping this book would give a more historical perspective than it did. Cranky Spanky Hardman [7: A video guide enables readers to begin syles well rounded collection or to flesh out existing listening libraries.

Gridley Unbound saleable with Access Card. Great condition for a used book! History and Analysis Mark C. Tsyles hints will be very helpful to instructors who may find themselves teaching a jazz history course for the first time. Signed out You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. Handful of Keys Fats Waller [2: I picked this book out because besides the cover I want to learn some music theory and this book actually has a chapter on Ornette Iazz and a section on Sun Ra.

I have the first edition which i just picked up at a used bookstore—its cover is way better—graffiti supposedly sprayed by crazed jazz fans!

Table of Contents 1. Gridley — JazzTimes Students, buy or rent this eText. Stan Kenton Orchestra featuring Lee Konitz; p. Books by Mark C. Text is clean of any markings, writing, or highlighting. Courtesy of The Concord Music Group 2. Expedited shipping business days; Standard shipping business days. Cover shows use and shelf wear. Instructor resource file download The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning.

Things to Come G. What makes Biblio different? All rights jaz by Sony Music Entertainment While its chronological format serves as a great resource for beginners, Jazz Styles is applicable to more advanced students because of its in-depth analysis of musical elements and its technical appendices that discuss music theory concepts.

Table of Contents 2. Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five; p.


Mark C. Gridley

Jazz Styles by Mark C. Throughout the chapter, Gridley explains the place and importance of the frontline of a band: trumpet, clarinet, trombone, and the rhythm section: guitar, banjo, tuba, bass sax, string, bass, piano, and drums. He introduces us to many notable musicians of each instrument and how they made an impact on jazz history. Some of them being, Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, and Bessie Smith even though being a blues singer, worked with a jazz band.


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