Ask a question or
Order this book

Browse our books
Search our books
Book dealer info

Title: Classic Jazz. Third Ear - The essential listening companion.
Description: San Francisco, Blackbeat Books, 2001. sm.4to. vi, 298 pp. 40 ill. in bl./w. softcover. Isbn 0879306599. Index. The musicians & recordings that shaped jazz, 1895-1933. A bit bubbling, not used. 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.


Price: EUR 10.00 = appr. US$ 10.87 Seller: Don Quichot
- Book number: Y1361-1380