All Music Guide to Jazz

All Music Guide to Jazz

The Definitive Guide

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
An entertaining, easily accessible guide to jazz music covers more than eighteen thousand recordings and more than 1,700 musicians from across the jazz spectrum and includes a history of the different types of jazz music, the evolution of jazz instruments, essays on styles, and more. Original.

Hal Leonard
(Book). Reviews and rates more than 20,000 sizzling recordings by over 1,700 musicians from New Orleans jazz to bebop, fusion and beyond. "Music Maps" chart the evolution of jazz instruments, plus the influence of significant players, vocalists and sidemen.

Book News
Previous editions of this extraordinary reference are cited in Americn Reference Books Annual . It's worth bringing out the reading classes to make use of this guide to 20,000-plus recordings by 1,700 artists. Essays on jazz styles and on how to get started with jazz accompany the catalog of reviewed and rated recordings. Concise and colorful profiles describe each performer's life and career, style, principal instrument(s), and top recordings. Interspersed throughout are helpful "music maps" that track the use and users of particular instruments and the development of various threads in the history of jazz. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

Covers more than eighteen thousand recordings and more than 1,700 musicians from across the jazz spectrum and includes a history of the different types of jazz, the evolution of jazz instruments, and essays on styles.

Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Backbeat Books, [2002]
Edition: Fourth edition
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780879307172
087930717X
Branch Call Number: 781.6502 ALL
Notes: Includes index

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