Read the full-text online edition of Jazz: A History (). Tirro, Frank. Jazz: a history / by Frank Tirro. – 2nd ed. p. cm. Discography: Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Jazz-History and criticism. I. Title. Jazz has 34 ratings and 3 reviews. Mike said: This was my textbook from a Jazz History class senior year in college – a CD accompanies it. The fam and I.

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MJ rated it really liked it Nov 09, No trivia or quizzes yet. Jazz has inspired the broadest range of academic musical attention, from musicological analysis to jes’-folks “”oral history,”” and this scholarly, well-intentioned study welcomes any and all perspectives without achieving any particular voice, thesis, or energy of its own.

Jazz: A History

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Tirro deals with every major style, trend, and artist, delineating the most important movements, describing their greatest moments, and transmitting his infectious enthusiasm for the genre in both musical and analytical terms. histofy


Lindsay rated it liked it Sep 22, Unlike some Jazzuits, Tirro happily includes ragtime, swing, and the blues as part of Jazz, the Great Undefinable, and each receives its own compartmentalized chapter as the author Duke Univ. Juan Estefan rated it really liked it Oct 15, Tirto its original publication inthis well-balanced and beautifully illustrated book has been accepted as the standard one-volume history of jazz.

Refresh and try again. Hundreds of additional recordings are meticulously cited, and a selective discography catches up on recently issued compact discs.

He begins by describing the roots of jazz in Africa and the state of music in histoy America. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Be the first to discover new talent!

Jazz: A History by Frank Tirro

Norton- Music – pages. Jose Torres rated it liked it Mar 29, A History by Frank Tirro. Christopher Daniel rated it liked it May 25, Writing in a lively, easy style, Tirro examines the complex relationship between jazz and the social environment that both fostered and resisted its development. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

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Whitley rated it liked it Oct 21, Still, the eclectic evenhandedness here is a welcome change from the ivory soundchamber of many jazz purists, and profuse references to available recordings especially the Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz should make it easy for the zealous reader to listen as Tirro lectures. Lindel rated it liked it May 18, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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