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American Popular Music

American Popular Music
Author: David Lee Joyner
ISBN 13: 9780073526577
ISBN 10: 73526576
Edition: 3
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2008-06-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $111.78

In this new edition of a text geared for a one-semester course in the history of a number of styles of American popular music, Joyner (music, Pacific Lutheran U.) covers Tin Pan Alley, musical theater, ragtime, and blues, as well as early and more popular phases of jazz, country, and rock. In addition to providing cultural and historical context, insights into the development of the music industry and music technology, biographies of significant artists and producers, and discussion of the formal and stylistic design of the music itself, he includes analyses of recordings and suggestions for further listening. Many b&w photographs of the artists are included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR