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Oxford Companion To Jazz

Oxford Companion To Jazz

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


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Edition: Oxford University Press Inc Date of issue: 21 July Description of the book "The Oxford Companion to Jazz": Jazz and its colorful, expansive history resonate in this unique collection of 60 essays specially-commissioned from today's top jazz performers, writers, and scholars. Contributors include such jazz insiders as Bill Crow. The Oxford Companion to Music is one of the most famous music reference works of all time. This invaluable Companion now reappears in a completely new edition. Over a million words in length, it is the biggest, most authoritative, and most up to date single-volume music reference book available.

The Oxford Companion to Jazz by Bill Kirchner (Editor) starting at $ The Oxford Companion to Jazz has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The Oxford companion to jazz. New York ; Oxford: Oxford University Press. MLA Citation. Kirchner, Bill. The Oxford companion to jazz / edited by Bill Kirchner Oxford University Press New York ; Oxford Australian/Harvard Citation. Kirchner, Bill. , The Oxford companion to jazz / edited by Bill Kirchner Oxford University Press New York.

The Oxford Companion to Jazz Product Category: Books ISBN: X Title: The Oxford Companion to Jazz EAN: Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Oxford University Press Publication Date: Pages: Signed: False First Edition: False Dust Jacket: False List Price (MSRP): Height: inches Width: inches Length: inchesSeller Rating: % positive. The Oxford Companion to Jazz. Kirchner, Bill (Ed) $ This is a unique jazz reference book that covers jazz with much more range and depth than other jazz histories or reference books. Most of the major critics in jazz today have written articles for the book. The 60 entries cover jazz in all its aspects.


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The Oxford Companion to Jazz features individual biographies of the most memorable characters of this relatively young art form. Sidney Bechet, King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Thelonious Oxford Companion To Jazz book, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, and the divas of jazz song--Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan--come /5(14).

In addition, this book looks at the impact of jazz on American culture-in literature, film, television, and dance-and explores the essential instruments of jazz 4/5(2).

The Oxford Companion to Jazz features individual biographies of the most memorable characters of this relatively young art form. Sidney Bechet, King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane Author: Bill Kirchner.

The Oxford Companion to Jazz Edited by Bill Kirchner Oxford Companions. Contributors include top jazz insiders ; Written for all lovers of jazz, from novices to aficionados. The Oxford Companion to Jazz (Oxford Companions series) by Bill Kirchner.

Jazz and its colorful, expansive history resonate in this unique collection of 60 essays specially-commissioned from today's top jazz performers, writers, and scholars. Authoritative and concise, The Oxford Companion to Jazz provides a quick reference source as well as a dynamic and broad overview for all lovers of jazz, from novices to aficionados.

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The Oxford Companion to Jazz book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jazz and its colorful, expansive history resonate in th 4/5.

this book looks at the impact of jazz on American culture-in literature, film, television, and dance-and explores the essential instruments of jazz and their most memorable Oxford Companion to Jazz will provide a quick reference source as well as a dynamic and broad overview for all lovers of jazz, from novices to Size: KB.

The Oxford Companion to Jazz is both a reference work for the serious scholar and a rewarding book to be dipped into by the casual reader"―George Avakian "This work is an effective single-volume device, leading current listeners to the music while including enough newer scholarship to retain the interest of connoisseurs."―Library Journal/5(11).

The Oxford Companion to Jazz is both a reference work for the serious scholar and a rewarding book to be dipped into by the casual reader.” The operative terms to focus on in George Avakian’s excellent assessment of Bill’s book are “every aspect” and “indispensable.”Author: Steven Cerra.

The Oxford Companion to Jazz by Bill Kirchner Updated Ap – By Harvey Pekar One reason for the general public’s hostility or confusion regarding avant-garde art is that it receives so little attention in schools and in the media.

The Oxford Companion to Jazz by Bill Kirchner,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(28). The Oxford Companion to Jazz - Ebook written by Bill Kirchner. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Oxford Companion to : Bill Kirchner. The book starts by considering what kind of identity jazz has acquired and how, and goes on to discuss the crucial practices that define jazz and to examine some specific moments of historical change and some important issues for jazz study.

The Oxford companion to jazz by Kirchner, Bill. Language English. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes Notes. Page numbers are disordered in this book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Oxford [u.a.] Donor allen_countydonation Pages: Download the oxford companion to jazz or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the oxford companion to jazz book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Oxford Companion to Jazz by Bill Kirchner, OctoOxford University Press, USA edition, in English. The stuff on the fifties and and earlier is the main focus of this book, with some excellent discussion of particular players.

It is Amerocentric, I guess thats understandable as jazz is an American idiom, but there is a lot of great jazz in Europe and Japan too. Perhaps a better title woudl have been "The Oxford Companion to classic American Jazz."/5.

"The Oxford Companion to Jazz probes every aspect of the music, from the rhythmic virtuosity of ragtime and stride piano, to the transformation of jazz from music for happy feet to cerebral bebop for Like jazz itself, The Oxford Companion to Jazz marries form and imagination."-John Mark Eberhart, The Kansas City Star "An ambitious panorama of genres, biographies and analyses.

The Oxford companion to jazz. [Bill Kirchner;] -- This colorful volume contains 60 unique essays written by top jazz performers, writers, and scholars. Both a reference book and an engaging read, the Companion surveys the evolution of jazz from its.Jazz.

Source: The Oxford Companion to United States History Author(s): Burton W. PerettiBurton W. Peretti. The most influential American music of the twentieth century, jazz was shaped by s minstrelsy, vaudeville, ragtime, and brass-band music.The Oxford Companion to the Book Edited by Michael F.

Suarez, S.J. and H. R. Woudhuysen ‘Provides a global approach to the world of the book and is, in every way, a monumental achievement’ – CHOICE.