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, Kristin rated it it was amazing Aug 19, 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.

Joan rated it really liked it Dec 25, Books by Frank Tirro. No trivia or quizzes yet. This was my textbook from a Jazz History class senior year in college – a CD accompanies it.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Norton- Music – pages. Please provide an email address. Stefan rated it liked it Sep 01, Now in recognition of the many new developments in jazz over the last two decades, author Frank Tirro has expanded the text to cover the most recent Christopher Daniel rated it liked it May 25, Historj rated it liked it Oct 05, The narrative is enlivened throughout by references to the music itself, and many specific works are discussed in depth.

Catriel rated it did not like it Aug 02, Open Preview See a Problem? Histoy Belpedio rated it really liked it Aug 04, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Lindel rated it liked it May 18, Still, the eclectic evenhandedness here is a welcome change from the ivory soundchamber of many histry 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.


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Whitley rated it liked it Oct 21, Chris rated it really liked it Dec 30, Since 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.

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PaperbackSecond Edition Revisedpages. He has also revised the entire volume to incorporate the welter of recent jazz research and new insights into the field.

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