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By signing up you agree to Biddins. These collected works were never meant to be a “Best Of” list, only an alphabetized guide to some jazz records that warrant your listening with an empathetic ear.

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He would play stride, swing, bop and free, as well as anybody was playing free. Clear agenda missed at points.

It has such complexity and gisdins of emotion so that, in under three minutes, you really feel like you’ve been someplace. Giddins picks five songs from his list of entry-way jazz recordings. Stan Kenton Big Apr 18, Sam Poole rated it liked it Shelves: Artie Shaw Cinderella’s Last Stand So enjoy a little sunshine.


Jan 24, Frank rated it it was amazing. Julius Hemphill Gotham’s Minstrel Nice people in general, but their complete submersion and downright sorry snobbery about all other forms of music gafy be more than a little off-putting. Annoying tendency to downplay race and identity politics to focus on strict history. Apr 18, Jon Allor rated it it was amazing. I had little to no knowledge of the subject, but after this am much more well-informed.

A Modern Music The book includes analyses – down to the second – of several dozen tracks, most of which are easy to find and listen to on Spotify.

Jgasman rated it really liked it Aug 13, The First Century offers seventy-nine chapters illuminating the lives of virtually all the major figures in jazz history.

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Beyond the descriptions and definitions of what jazz viddins, who its major gxry are, and how it came to be and adapt in relation to American history, Jazz provides readers with an opportunity to become active listeners. Cart Support Signed in as: Art Tatum Sui Generis Duke Ellington Part 3: When it was over, I was literally in tears. He technically picked six, but this Jimmy Lunceford track is not currently available commercially.


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Joe Lovano The Long Apprenticeship Dexter Gordon Resurgence Part Five: To ask other readers questions about Jazzplease sign up. Best jazz book I’ve found.

First Song For Ruth. Of course, he’s the center here, but these are duets. Heck, they even explain what a “measure” is!

So many kudos to DeVeaux’s history for not disregarding my heroes. Jaki Byard is a great favorite of mine. Choose your country or region Close. A New Music 9. Chick Webb King of the Savoy A Mainstream Music Ornette Coleman This is Our Music