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How to Listen to Jazz

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In How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively, accessible introduction to the art of listening to jazz. Covering everything from the music's structure and history to the basic building blocks of improvisation, Gioia shows exactly what to listen for in a jazz performance. How does a casual listener learn to understand and appreciate the nuances between the unapologetic and innovative sounds of Louis Armstrong, the complexity of Coleman Hawkin's saxophone, and the exotic and alluring ...

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0465093493

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9780465093496

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How to Listen to Jazz
2017, Basic Books

ISBN-13: 9780465093496

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2016, Basic Books

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