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Jazz: The First 100 Years 3rd Edition

Henry Martin | Keith Waters

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Overview

JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS explores the development of jazz from its nineteenth-century roots in blues and ragtime, through swing and bebop, to fusion and contemporary jazz styles. Unique in its coverage, this edition devotes a third of its length to performers from the 1960s on. Its flexible organization and clear, vibrant presentation appeal to music majors and general students. Biographies and social history put music in context. Extensive, accessible listening guides tie the history of jazz directly to included CD selections, giving newcomers and aficionados a true feel for the ever-changing sound of jazz.

Henry Martin, Rutgers University

Henry Martin is Professor of Music at Rutgers University--the country's only program that grants a degree in jazz scholarship. He has enjoyed a dual career as an award-winning composer-pianist and a music theorist specializing in jazz and the Western tonal tradition. Albany Records released his SELECTED PIANO MUSIC CD in 2010, and in 2004 Bridge Records released his CD PRELUDES AND FUGUES, with Martin performing. He is coeditor of the ANNUAL REVIEW OF JAZZ STUDIES, and his books include CHARLIE PARKER AND THEMATIC IMPROVISATION, COUNTERPOINT, and ESSENTIAL JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS, 2e.

Keith Waters, University of Colorado at Boulder

Keith Waters is Associate Professor of Music Theory at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has written extensively on jazz improvisation and analysis. A jazz pianist, he has performed in concerts, jazz festivals, and clubs throughout the United States, Europe, and Russia. Prof. Waters has recorded with VSOP Records, and his playing has been a featured topic in JAZZ PLAYER magazine. Among his recent recordings is a Chet Baker tribute with former Baker sideman Phil Urso and West Coast trumpeter Carl Saunders. The current chair of the Jazz Special Interest Group of the Society for Music Theory, he just completed a book on the studio recordings of Miles Davis' second great quintet.

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  • Extremely student friendly, Listening Guides for each of the 62 downloadable musical selections feature "The Main Point" preview and clear within-text references, as well as detailed timings keyed to events in the music and the work's overall form.
  • Insightful themed boxes highlighting "Technique and Technology", "Issues of Race", and "Insider's Guide to ..." provide enrichment material on such diverse topics as jazz transcriptions and the sociocultural background of jazz.
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  • Exam Review Questions and Key Terms at the end of each chapter help students prepare for tests on chapter material.
  • Available on MindTap streaming, the Audio Primer illustrates important terms (such as back-beat or change step, locked hands, and rhythm changes), jazz instruments, performance effects (such as a trumpet's Harmon mute without stem--Miles Davis' sound, a trombone's glissando and tailgate effect, and the walking bass), and the essentials of building a jazz band (starting with bass and drums and adding piano, trumpet, and tenor saxophone). The contents of the Primer appear on the inside back cover.

Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition

TABLE OF CONTENTS

About the Authors.
Intro: Jazz Basics.
1. Roots.
2. Early Jazz.
3. Morton, Bechet, Armstrong, and Beiderbecke.
4. 1920s Jazz in New York and Europe.
5. The Swing Era.
6. Swing-Era Bands and Stylists.
7. The Bebop Era.
8. The 1950s and New Jazz Substyles.
9. The 1960s Avant-Garde.
10. Mainstream Jazz: Into the 1960s.
11. Jazz-Rock, Jazz-Funk Fusion.
12. Jazz Since the 1980s.
Notes.
Glossary.
Selected Readings.
Selected Discography.
Selected Jazz DVDs and Videos.
Index.

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