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Author: Paul Tanner - David Megill - Maurice Gerow
ISBN 13: 9780073401379
ISBN 10: 73401374
Edition: 11
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Publication Date: 2008-02-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
List Price: N/A

The eleventh edition of this trusted text takes students on an extraordinary musical journey through the changing styles and the fascinating history of jazz. With a strong emphasis on listening and an outstanding photo program, Jazz offers an insider's view of the most important music, artists, clubs, and precursors in jazz history. Personal accounts by major players ("Witness to Jazz") take students inside sessions, giving them a firsthand view of the lively context surrounding the growth of this uniquely American art form.