Introduction to jazz history


Published by Pearson Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
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  • Jazz -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 334-335), discography (p. 336-339), and index.

    StatementDonald D. Megill, Richard S. Demory.
    ContributionsDemory, Richard S.
    LC ClassificationsML3506 .M43 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 348 p. :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18390040M
    ISBN 100131829203
    LC Control Number2003040503

    About the Book

    Introduction to Jazz History by Donald D. Megill is a comprehensive guide to the history and criticism of jazz. Published in 2004, this book delves into the rich heritage of jazz and provides valuable insights into its development and significance. It is a must-read for enthusiasts and scholars alike.

    Key Features

    • Presents a detailed history of jazz
    • Offers critical analysis of jazz music
    • Covers major jazz styles and influential artists
    • Includes discussions on the cultural impact of jazz

    ISBN10 Codes

    The ISBN10 code for Introduction to Jazz History by Donald D. Megill is 0131829203.


    This book falls under the subject of "Jazz -- History and criticism". It provides a comprehensive exploration of jazz history while offering critical analysis and insights into the genre.

    Publication Information

    Introduction to Jazz History by Donald D. Megill was published in the United States (nju).

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    A Quote from the Book

    "Jazz, with its vibrant rhythms and improvisational nature, has touched the hearts of millions across the world. Through this book, I aim to provide a comprehensive overview of jazz history, shedding light on its significant cultural impact and celebrating the genius of its artists." - Donald D. Megill

    Table of Contents

    Chapter Title
    1 Origins of Jazz
    2 The Swing Era
    3 Bebop and Beyond
    4 Modern Jazz Fusion


    Introduction to Jazz History by Donald D. Megill is a valuable resource for those interested in exploring the captivating world of jazz. With its comprehensive coverage and critical analysis, it offers a deeper understanding of jazz's historical significance and cultural impact. Download the book in your preferred format and embark on a journey through the fascinating history of this beloved genre.