Jazz History

Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making by Gabriel Solis (Repost)

Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making by Gabriel Solis
English | Dec 5, 2007 | ISBN: 0520252004, 0520252012 | 252 Pages | PDF | 1.2 MB

The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Grev27 at Dec. 2, 2014
The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop

Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr., "The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop"
English | ISBN: 0520243919 | 2013 | PDF | 254 pages | 15,5 MB

The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Aug. 24, 2014
The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop

Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr., "The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop"
ISBN: 0520243919 | 2013 | EPUB | 254 pages | 6 MB

Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by kosten1986 at April 24, 2009
Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making

Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making
Publisher: University of California Press | ISBN: 0520252012 | edition 2007 | PDF | 252 pages | 1,19 mb

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982) was one of jazz's greatest and most enigmatic figures. As a composer, pianist, and bandleader, Monk both extended the piano tradition known as Harlem stride and was at the center of modern jazz's creation during the 1940s, setting the stage for the experimentalism of the 1960s and '70s. This pathbreaking study combines cultural theory, biography, and musical analysis to shed new light on Monk's music and on the jazz canon itself. Gabriel Solis shows how the work of this stubbornly nonconformist composer emerged from the jazz world's fringes to find a central place in its canon…
Kid Ory, Bix Beiderbecke - Jazz Lips (The Cradle Of Jazz) (2008)

Kid Ory, Bix Beiderbecke - Jazz Lips (The Cradle Of Jazz) (2008)
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 458 Mb (5% Rec.)
Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 333 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans included
Jazz, Swing | Label: History, 20.3013-HI | 02:01:53

This CD series contains tracks by some of the greatest Jazz musicians of all times.
These historic recordings have been digitally remastered to enhance the sound and reduce noise and crackle from the original recordings without manipulationg the character of the music.
Orchestre national de jazz de Montreal & Christine Jensen - Under the Influence Suite (2017)

Orchestre national de jazz de Montreal & Christine Jensen - Under the Influence Suite
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, front cover | 51:10 min | 309 MB
Label: Justin Time – JTR 8597 | Tracks: 08 | Rls.date: 2017
Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Orchestral

Christine Jensen leads the Orchestre national de jazz de Montréal in two large-scale works. First off comes a composition by Jensen herself – a five-movement work that pays tribute to great jazz artists who helped fashion her own style as both composer and improviser: John Coltrane, Lee Konitz, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Wheeler, and Jan Jarczyk (her first teacher).Then we hear a suite from Gershwin’s immortal opera Porgy and Bess in an arrangement by Gil Evans. This is the suite recorded by Miles Davis and his band, conducted by Evans, and released to great acclaim in 1959. It was one of the finest collaborations between Evans and Davis, and has gone down in jazz history as a monument of orchestral jazz. All the opera’s best-known numbers are here, including Bess, you is my woman now, It ain’t necessarily so, There’s a boat that’s leaving soon for New York, and of course Summertime.

At the Jazz Band Ball: Sixty Years on the Jazz Scene  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Rare-1 at Jan. 8, 2017
At the Jazz Band Ball: Sixty Years on the Jazz Scene

Nate Hentoff, "At the Jazz Band Ball: Sixty Years on the Jazz Scene"
ISBN: 0520269810 | 2010 | EPUB | 272 pages | 2.50 MB

Ted Gioia, "The History of Jazz"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Nov. 21, 2016
Ted Gioia, "The History of Jazz"

Ted Gioia, "The History of Jazz"
OUP | 1998 | ISBN: 0195090810 | English | PDF | 1.99 pages | 484 MB

Jazz is the most colorful and varied art form in the world and it was born in one of the most colorful and varied cities, New Orleans. From the seed first planted by slave dances held in Congo Square and nurtured by early ensembles led by Buddy Belden and Joe "King" Oliver, jazz began its long winding odyssey across America and around the world, giving flower to a thousand different forms–swing, bebop, cool jazz, jazz-rock fusion–and a thousand great musicians. …
Joachim-Ernst Berendt, Günther Huesmann, "The Jazz Book: From Ragtime to the 21st Century"

Joachim-Ernst Berendt, Günther Huesmann, "The Jazz Book: From Ragtime to the 21st Century"
Lawrence Hill Bks | 2009 | ISBN: 1556528205/155652823X | English | PDF | 770 pages | 8.2 MB

For fifty years 'The Jazz Book' has been the most encyclopedic interpretive history of jazz available in one volume. …

The History of Jazz  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Nov. 21, 2016
The History of Jazz

The History of Jazz
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (1 ch) | Duration: 21:59:16 | 2016 | ISBN-10: 1522666907 | 603 MB
Genre: Music

Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic―acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. Now Gioia brings his magnificent work completely up-to-date, drawing on the latest research and revisiting virtually every aspect of the music, past and present.