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How to Listen to Jazz

Audiobook (Includes supplementary content)

An acclaimed music scholar presents an accessible introduction to the art of listening to jazz
In How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively introduction to one of America's premier art forms. 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 and better appreciate 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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Publisher: Hachette Audio Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781478998662
  • File size: 201059 KB
  • Release date: September 19, 2017
  • Duration: 06:58:52

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781478998662
  • File size: 201087 KB
  • Release date: September 19, 2017
  • Duration: 07:02:51
  • Number of parts: 8

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English

An acclaimed music scholar presents an accessible introduction to the art of listening to jazz
In How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively introduction to one of America's premier art forms. 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 and better appreciate 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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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Hachette Audio
    Edition:
    Unabridged

    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    ISBN: 9781478998662
    File size: 201059 KB
    Release date: September 19, 2017
    Duration: 06:58:52

    MP3 audiobook
    ISBN: 9781478998662
    File size: 201087 KB
    Release date: September 19, 2017
    Duration: 07:02:51
    Number of parts: 8

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  • Formats
    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    MP3 audiobook
  • Languages
    English
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