Read the full-text online edition of Jazz: A History (). Tirro, Frank. Jazz: a history / by Frank Tirro. – 2nd ed. p. cm. Discography: Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Jazz-History and criticism. I. Title. Jazz has 34 ratings and 3 reviews. Mike said: This was my textbook from a Jazz History class senior year in college – a CD accompanies it. The fam and I.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Jazz has inspired the broadest range of academic musical attention, from musicological analysis to jes’-folks “”oral history,”” and this hisstory, well-intentioned study welcomes any and all perspectives without achieving any particular voice, thesis, or energy of its own.
The text is keyed to a compact disc histkry twenty representative pieces that illustrate major trends in jazz through the ages. Preview — Jazz by Frank Tirro. Alicia rated it it was ok Jan 15, Unlike some Jazzuits, Tirro happily includes ragtime, swing, and the blues as part of Jazz, the Great Undefinable, and each receives its own compartmentalized chapter as the author Duke Univ.
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Danny rated it really liked it Apr 08, He begins by describing the roots of jazz in Africa and the state of music in late-nineteenth-century America. No eBook available Amazon. Kristin rated it it was amazing Aug 19, Now in recognition of the many new developments in jazz over the last two decades, author Frank Tirro has expanded the text to cover the most recent There hidtory no discussion topics on this book yet.
Catriel rated it did not like it Aug 02, Chris rated it really liked it Dec 30, Hundreds of additional recordings are meticulously cited, and a selective discography catches up on recently issued compact discs.
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Books by Frank Tirro. The narrative is enlivened throughout by references to the music itself, and many specific works are discussed in depth. Kristopher Zeller rated it really liked it Jan 08, Sign up here to receive tifro FREE alerts.
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David Grossman rated it it was amazing Apr 27, He has also revised the entire volume to incorporate the welter of recent jazz research and new insights into the field. PaperbackSecond Edition Revisedpages. To ask other readers questions about Jazzplease sign up. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Still, the eclectic evenhandedness here is a welcome change from the ivory soundchamber of many jazz purists, and profuse references to available recordings especially the Smithsonian Collection of Classic Hostory should make it easy for the zealous reader to listen as Tirro lectures.
Lindel rated it liked it May 18, Lists with This Book. Since its original publication inthis well-balanced and beautifully illustrated book has been accepted as the standard one-volume history of jazz. Jesse rated it it was amazing Fran, 22, Amie rated it it was amazing Mar 06, A History by Frank Tirro.
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Published May 1st by W. Now in recognition of the many new developments in jazz over the last two decades, author Frank Tirro has expanded the text to cover the most recent jazz styles and to treat such latter-day giants as Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, and Wynton Marsalis.