Jazz: A Regional Exploration, 1st Edition

  • Scott Yanow
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  • ISBN-10: 0313061882
  • ISBN-13: 9780313061882
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 287 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Focuses on the music's development that resulted in different styles and approaches to jazz improvisation being created in different cities and areas of the country.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Sedalia and St. Louis: Ragtime.
2: New Orleans Jazz.
3: Chicago: Classic Jazz.
4: New York: The Classic Jazz and Swing Eras.
5: Kansas City Swing, the Territory Bands, and the San Francisco Revival.
6: New York Bebop, Latin, and Cool Jazz.
7: Los Angeles: West Coast Cool Jazz.
8: New York: Hard Bop and Soul Jazz.
9: New York: Free Jazz and the Avant-Garde.
10: Chicago: The Avant-Garde.
11: New Orleans: The Young Lions.
12: Modern Jazz: Fusion and Beyond.
13: Biographies of Jazz Leaders and Legends.
About the Author.