Scott Yanow: Classic Jazz - The Essential Listening Companion

Scott Yanow: Classic Jazz - The Essential Listening Companion

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Media: Book
Catalogue #: HL00330858
ISBN: 9780879306595


Third Ear - The Essential Listening Companion. Classic Jazz explores the birth and early development of a truly American art form. Scott Yanow's insightful essays describe the very beginnings of jazz, as well as ragtime, early blues, and New Orleans jazz from 1895-1916. Jazz in the years 1917-1933 is examined in greatest detail, highlighting the careers and rating the recordings of the top performers of the day. Musicians covered include: Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Hoagy Carmichael, Bing Crosby, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Benny Goodman, Earl Hines, Gene Krupa, Glenn Miller, Jelly Roll Morton, Bessie Smith, Fats Waller and dozens more.

Also includes a listing of recommended books and videos on classic jazz, and 40 black-and-white photos.

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Published on: 01/09/2009
Format: Reference
Length: 298 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Backbeat Books
Author: Scott Yanow

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