How to Listen to Jazz, Ted Gioia
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How to Listen to Jazz

Author: Ted Gioia

Narrator: Peter Ganim

Unabridged: 6 hr 58 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 09/19/2017

Genre: Music - Genres & Styles - Jazz

Includes: Bonus PDF

Synopsis

An acclaimed music scholar presents an accessible introduction to the art of listening to jazzIn How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively introduction to the art of listening to jazz. He tells us what to listen for in a performance and includes a guide to today's leading jazz musicians. From Louis Armstrong's innovative sounds to the jazz-rock fusion of Miles Davis, Gioia covers the music's history and reveals the building blocks of improvisation. A true love letter to jazz by a foremost expert, How to Listen to Jazz is a must-read for anyone who's ever wanted to understand America's greatest contribution to music."Mr. Gioia could not have done a better job. Through him, jazz might even find new devotees." --Economist

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