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By Ted Gioia

The Jazz criteria, a entire advisor to crucial jazz compositions, is a different source, a browsers better half, and a useful creation to the paintings shape. This crucial publication for tune enthusiasts tells the tale of greater than 250 key jazz songs, and incorporates a listening advisor to greater than 2,000 recordings. Many books suggest jazz CDs or talk about musicians and types, yet this is often the 1st to inform the tale of the songs themselves. The fan who desires to recognize extra a few jazz tune heard on the membership or at the radio will locate this publication vital. Musicians who play those songs evening after evening now have a convenient consultant, outlining their heritage and importance and telling how they've been played by means of diverse generations of jazz artists. scholars studying approximately jazz criteria now have an entire reference paintings for all of those cornerstones of the repertoire. writer Ted Gioia, whose physique of labor contains the award-winning The background of Jazz and Delta Blues, is definitely the right consultant to guide readers during the classics of the style. As a jazz pianist and recording artist, he has played those songs for many years. As a song historian and critic, he has won a name as a number one specialist on jazz. right here he attracts on his deep event with this song in growing the last word paintings at the topic. An creation for brand spanking new fanatics, an invaluable guide for jazz fanatics and performers, and a massive reference for college kids and educators, The Jazz criteria belongs at the shelf of each critical jazz lover or musician.

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