How to Listen to Jazz

How to Listen to Jazz

“Mr. Gioia could not have done a better job. Through him, jazz might even find new devotees.” —The Economist

In How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively introduction to the art of listening to jazz. He tells us what to listen for in a performance and includes a guide to today’s leading jazz musicians. From Louis Armstrong’s innovative sounds to the jazz-rock fusion of Miles Davis, Gioia covers the music’s history and reveals the building blocks of improvisation. A true love letter to jazz by a foremost expert, How to Listen to Jazz is a must-read for anyone who’s ever wanted to understand America’s greatest contribution to music.

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Genre: Nonfiction / Music / Genres & Styles / Jazz

On Sale: September 19th 2017

Price: $24.98

ISBN-13: 9781478995616

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Meet The Author: Ted Gioia

Ted Gioia is a jazz pianist and an award-winning music historian. The author of ten books, Gioia is currently a columnist for the Daily Beast.

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