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Oktober 1998



A guide covering the whole history of Jazz from its early balancing of African and European influences, through the formative years in New Orleans and Chicago, to the rise of the big bands in New York, and the post-war styles of the new generation. The music is set in its social and political context, and individual personalities are considered.


Out of Africa; ragtime and its influence; from New Orleans to Chicago; the virtuoso - Louis Armstrong; the rise and fall of the big band; the composer - Duke Ellington; be-bop and hard-bop; the innovator - Miles Davis and his influence; free jazz and avant-garde; jazz-rock fusion and its aftermath.
EAN: 9780500203187
ISBN: 0500203180
Untertitel: 'World of Art S. '. 153 illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1998
Seitenanzahl: 200 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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