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How to Listen to Jazz


Jazz is the great American art form; its very essence is predicated on freedom and creativity. Its sound unequivocally calls forth narratives of past struggles and future dreams. Yet jazz can be as inscrutable as it is mesmerizing, especially to outsiders who don't know what to make of improvisation or unexpected shifts in melody or tempo. 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, ...

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How to Listen to Jazz
2017, Basic Books

ISBN-13: 9780465093496

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How to Listen to Jazz
2016, Basic Books

ISBN-13: 9780465060894


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