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Early Jazz provides a musical tour of the early American jazz world. Common terms and phrases A.
Susanna rated it liked it Jan 21, Additionally, I thought the organization of the book could have been a little better; for example he analyzes Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five period in great detail early on in the book, and discusses how this music marked the end of the dominance of the New Orleans style in jazz. There are a few complaints to be had. Djll rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Schuller explores the music of the great jazz soloists of the twenties–Jelly Roll Morton, Bix Beiderbecke, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, and others–and the big bands and arrangers– Early Jazz is one of the seminal books on American jazz, ranging eafly the beginnings of jazz as a distinct musical style at the turn of the century to its first great flowering in the s.
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Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development
S D Cooke rated it it was amazing Sep 23, That being said, there is a lot ealy music to be covered in this book and there is likely no perfect way to organize all of the material. Books by Gunther Schuller.
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It is just what we who began to love jazz thirty-five years ago wanted but could never find.
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Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development by Gunther Schuller
schuler Schuller explores the music of the great jazz soloists of the twenties–Jelly Roll Morton, Bix Beiderbecke, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, and others–and the big bands and arrangers–Fletcher Henderson, Bennie Moten, and especially Duke Ellington–placing their music in the context of the other musical cultures of the twentieth century and offering analyses of many great jazz recordings.
Peace, James Murrell http: Gunther Schuller presents a thorough musical analysis of the early history of jazz, from starting with its roots in west African music, ragtime, and the country blues. Trivia About Early Jazz: Triffid rated it really liked it May 15, Vic Dillahay rated it liked it Jun 03, Academic Skip to main content.
schkller Early Jazz is one of the seminal books on American jazz, ranging from the beginnings of jazz as a distinct musical style at the turn of the century to its first great flowering in the s. A remarkable book by any standard, it is unparalleled in the literature of jazz. James of the Redwoods rated it really liked it Aug 04, Aaron rated it liked it Jun 22, Paperbackpages.