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This is an excellent book. First Song For Ruth. Deveaux states the facts surely and covers the same ground but it was refreshing to read about the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Sun Ra and Albert Ayler among others. David Murray Profuse I recently spoke with Gary Giddins about Jazz.

Jazz by Gary Giddins

Visions of Jazz is a landmark destined to occupy a permanent niche on the shelf of essential jazz literature. Scott rated it really liked it Feb 13, Here are Gay selections and responses to each. Contents Jazz Form and Improvisation. If this record were made tomorrow, everybody would say how cutting-edge it is. Cart Support Signed in as: And the authors don’t stop with powerful character studies.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. Jazz by Gary Giddins. A Popular Music Du Bois, and Wilson J.

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Young musicians picked up instruments and pushed the envelope, extending what could be done in jazz. Quick read and pretty complete. I was able to greatly expand my jazz artist lists on pandora. Norton’s privacy policy and terms of use. This is an important book, one that any serious student of jazz will want to own.

Great look at the progression of jazz from New Orleans to Bebop to Fusion and beyond. Sprawling and enlightening at points, excessive and misguided at others.

John Coltrane Metamorphosis Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. Cecil Taylor Outer Curve An Alternative Music At the end of gidsins interview, I asked him to select five songs from the book’s selected jazz recordings.

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