Jazz a complete guide to learning and loving jazz. by Szwed, John F., -. Publication date Edition 1st ed. Identifier jazzcompleteg00szwe. Jazz A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Jazz John. F. Szwed Hyperion ISBN: This August, a roundtable discussion. Szwed takes readers on a tour of the varied and nonlinear history of jazz, exploring how it developed from an ethnic music to become America’s most popular.

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Yemen Yugoslavia Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe. Published August 23rd by Szwwd Books first published View as a separate page. My Rock ‘n’ Roll Adventures Trivia About Jazz Introduction to a Philosophy of Music. I actually learned what kind of music I liked it is cool jazz and west coast jazz.

The way of explaining very complex musical concepts in accessible language is a wonder and a great help.

Jazz A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Jazz

Open to the public ; I wish it had played more of the music in this audiobook but the discography is great. This single location in Australian Capital Territory: It accomplished what I thought it would and am glad I read it but it wasn’t revolutionary. The back cover blurb promises as much as it reveals. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


Jazz 101 : a complete guide to learning and loving jazz

In the Studio with Dylan, These 4 locations jzz New South Wales: Some of the great jazz musicians are discussed in some depth, but at other times it is simply a list of names of people who played various styles. I wish it had played more of the music in this audiobook but the discography is great.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. European Jazz – Tales of Etruscan Black Music and the Free Jazz Revolution, — Does what Swed expected: This was a good book for jazz as a whole including culture, clubs, and instruments.

Jazz is not intended as a history so the sense of historical depth one finds in other works like Gioia’s The History of Jazz is missing. Jazz will find a better home with a novitiate, one with a scattershot szaed albums and a thirst for some direction.

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Informative but not an easy read, Szwed nevertheless gives us lots of information to follow up on and it is a good primer for anyone new to jazz. But the academic title would indicate a baedeker on the same footing as Jazz for Dummies and johhn moron-series books. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Email address It will remain private.


The off-the-cuff discography reviews, pointers to guides detailing “what to hear and how to listen to jonn proves what Szwed’s book is not. To this end he suceeds handily.

So He can tell us both the history of jazz and the “music” in it.

Jazz 101: A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Jazz

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