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…
VA - Blistering Licks! Red-Hot Riffs From the Giants of Jazz (2006)

VA - Blistering Licks! Red-Hot Riffs From the Giants of Jazz (2006)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log - 380 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 146 MB | 01:03:35
Jazz | Label: Concord Jazz | Release Year: 2005

Blistering Licks - Red Hot Riffs From the Giants of Jazz features the true masters of instrumental jazz from the past 50 years, playing exhilarating, accelerating pieces. All the tracks, carefully selected for their sheer energy and virtuosity from classic Milestone, Prestige, Riverside and Contemporary sessions, as well as from more recent outings on the Concord Jazz, Pablo and Heads Up labels, can be heard on XM's flagship Jazz channel, Real Jazz (XM 70) or the popular Beyond Jazz (XM 72), two of the five commercial-free jazz and blues channels offered by XM. “You don't have to be a jazz fan to be amazed by the incredible, jaw-dropping virtuosity of these jazz greats,"said compilation producer and Concord VP of Jazz and Catalog A&R, Nick Phillips. “These guys burn from the first note to the last."

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.

Swing to Bop: An Oral History of the Transition in Jazz in the 1940's [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at April 16, 2016
Swing to Bop: An Oral History of the Transition in Jazz in the 1940's [Repost]

Swing to Bop: An Oral History of the Transition in Jazz in the 1940's by Ira Gitler
English | Dec. 1985 | ISBN: 0195036646, 0195050703 | 356 Pages | PDF | 19 MB

Over a ten-year period, Ira Gitler interviewed more than fifty of the major figures in jazz history to preserve for posterity their recollections of how jazz moved from the big band era in the late 1930s and 1940s into the modern jazz period.