A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving JazzDownloadable Audiobook - 2006
Jazz 101 is a fascinating entrée into the world of jazz, for the beginner, novice, or jazz enthusiast. Szwed takes listeners on a tour of the varied and nonlinear history of jazz, exploring how it developed from an ethnic music to become America's most popular music and then part of the avant-garde in less than fifty years. Szwed's complete overview includes the major types of jazz and significant jazz musicians of the twentieth century; the roots of jazz, including its European and African influences; and recommended listening.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2006.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (8.5 hr.))
Alternative Title: Jazz one hundred one