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MindTap® Music, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Martin/Waters' Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition, 3rd Edition

  • Henry Martin Rutgers University
  • Keith Waters University of Colorado at Boulder
  • ISBN-10: 1305116151  |  ISBN-13: 9781305116153
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $83.00
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MindTap™ Music with Active Listening Guides for Martin/Waters' Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition, 3rd Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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Introduction: 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.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305116143 | ISBN-13: 9781305116146

    List Price = $83.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.25

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ePack: Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition, Loose-leaf Version, 3rd + Digital Music, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card + MindTap® Music, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305718976  | ISBN-13: 9781305718975

List Price = $102.95  | CengageBrain Price = $102.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $77.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • MindTap® Music, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Martin/Waters' Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition
    List Price = $83.00  | CengageBrain Price = $83.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $83.00
  • Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition
    List Price = $129.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $97.50


ePack: Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition, Loose-leaf Version, 3rd + MindTap® Music, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  133707988X  | ISBN-13:  9781337079884

List Price = $102.95  | CengageBrain Price = $102.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $77.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition, Loose-Leaf Version
    List Price = $129.95  | CengageBrain Price = $129.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $97.50
  • MindTap® Music, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Martin/Waters' Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition
    List Price = $83.00  | CengageBrain Price = $83.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $83.00


Bundle: Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition, Loose-Leaf Version, 3rd + MindTap® Music, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card with Active Listening Guide

ISBN-10:  1337077712 | ISBN-13:  9781337077712

List Price = $102.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $77.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Jazz: The First 100 Years, Enhanced Media Edition, Loose-Leaf Version
    List Price = $129.95  | CengageBrain Price = $129.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $97.50
  • MindTap® Music, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card with Active Listening Guide
    List Price = $83.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.25


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Henry Martin

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

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.