Jazz is a fascinating entry into the world of jazz, for the beginner, novice, or jazz enthusiast. Szwed takes listeners on a tour of the varied and nonlinear. Jazz is a fascinating entrée into the world of jazz, for the beginner, novice, or jazz enthusiast. Szwed takes listeners on a tour of the varied and nonlinear. Results 1 – 30 of 30 Jazz A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Jazz by John F. Szwed and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles.
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I found this the most interesting part of the book. Jaxz book is not just a guide, but it Any intro to jazz is going to disappoint some jazz lover somehow, but Szwed does better than most all other writers in getting down to the basics in clear language for the beginning jazz listener, and jazz thinker.
He clearly states that no book covering such a diverse genre can escape being incomplete when it comes to recognizing individual artists, nor escape the inevitable opinions and prejudices of diverging thought on direction and contribution. Szwed P Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Cancel anytime and keep your audiobooks. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Good book for online teaching. Millman Limited preview – The author sometimes is a little circular in his opinions too- especially when he tries ezwed define Jazz or a given era.
Yes 0 of 3 people found this review helpful. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Books by John Szwed. He has written seven books on music and African-American culture and numerous articles and reviews on related subjects.
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Doug Bowker Top Contributor: Aug 17, Matthew rated it it was ok. Jazz is a fascinating entry into the world of jazz, for the beginner, novice, or jazz enthusiast. I’ll xzwed the original one. Jan 26, Hunter Johnson added it.
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This is the most comprehensive book on music theory that you can find today. Buy the selected items together This item: This book was on his Christmas list, so it was a must to buy it for him. He condemns the racism he encountered in the music business and in American society generally. If I were to listen to this again, I would try to stop and find the music, listen and then continue the audiobook.
Pretty Good A pretty good overview of Jazz.
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Read and learn a lot of hidden treasures regarding jazz. I knew that there was something wrong.
Now when I hear the artists or styles he described, there’s a certain familiarity. From Louis Armstrong’s innovative sounds to the exotic compositions of Duke Ellington, Gioia covers everything from the music’s history to the building blocks of improvisation. No Reviews are Available.
It is a little outdated since it came out before the era of iTunes and Spotify. Paul Gawler South, Australia I borrowed this book from my local library. Feb 21, Scott rated it liked it Shelves: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
Jazz is a fascinating entry into szewd world of jazz, for the beginner, novice, or jazz enthusiast. Great book for understanding Jazz This audiobook was so good that I purchased the paperback, just to have as a reference.
He goes so far as to dip his toe in the muddy waters of Kenny G’s authenticity, though slyly demurs from opining on just what this cretin is actually blowing through his horn there, I told you jazz opinion can be contentious!
I have to admit I didn’T zswed this book. Jazzwinds Would you consider the audio edition of Jazz to be better than the print version?
The book is written by an experienced music teacher using methods refined over more than 30 years in schools and in his private teaching studio. Informative but not an easy read, Szwed nevertheless gives us lots of information to follow up on and it jaazz a good primer for anyone new to jazz. John Szwed’s book celebrates the diversity of jazz and jazz styles.