The Resource Why jazz? : a concise guide, by Kevin Whitehead

Why jazz? : a concise guide, by Kevin Whitehead

Label
Why jazz? : a concise guide
Title
Why jazz?
Title remainder
a concise guide
Statement of responsibility
by Kevin Whitehead
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What was the first jazz record? Are jazz solos really improvised? How did jazz lay the groundwork for rock and country music? In Why Jazz?, author and NPR jazz critic Kevin Whitehead provides lively, insightful answers to these and many other fascinating questions, offering an entertaining guide for both novice listeners and long-time fans. Organized chronologically in a convenient question and answer format, this terrific resource makes jazz accessible to a broad audience, and especially to readers who've found the music bewildering or best left to the experts. Yet Why Jazz? is much more than
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
781.65
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3506
LC item number
.W53 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Why jazz? : a concise guide, by Kevin Whitehead
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-144) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION; 1. THE BASICS; 2. JAZZ FROM ITS ORIGINS TO 1940 Roots, Early Jazz, the Swing Era; 3. JAZZ 1940-1960 Bebop, Cool, Hard Bop; 4. JAZZ 1960-1980 The Avant-Garde and Its Aftermath; 5. JAZZ AFTER 1980 The Postmodern Period; Glossary; Notes; Discography; Suggestions for Further Reading; Index
Control code
ocn689052401
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 172 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199753338
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32070858
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)689052401
  • pebcs0199731187

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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