Now in its third edition, the All Music Guide to Jazz has become the definitive reference on jazz recordings and performers. This edition has been updated and greatly expanded throughout, with thousands of new reviews written by noted jazz critics and seasoned music journalists. Designed for serious jazz fans and newcomers alike, this "addictively browsable" guide is packed with engrossing and informative features, including enlightening biographies and anecdotal career histories of more than 1,700 artists, painting a complete portrait of each one's evolution and importance in the world of jazz; reviews and ratings of the best recordings of each performer - more than 18,000 in all; special symbols highlight critics' choices for best-of-genre, best-of-artist, and first pick recordings; historical essays and "music maps" charting the roots and evolution of the music, its styles, influential producers, important record labels, and key instruments; and jazz resources, including books, magazines, and mail-order sources.
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Descripción Backbeat Books, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 3rd. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0879305304
Descripción Backbeat Books, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110879305304
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808793053071.0
Descripción Backbeat Books, 1998. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The must-have classic reference for listening to Jazz. More than 18,000 sizzling recordings by over 1,700 artists are now identified in this definitive guide. You get the inside into on New Orleans traditional jazz, swing, fusion, bebop, new age, big band and much more, direct from noted jazz critics and journalists who write for publications such as Cadence, Down Beat, Jazz Times, and Coda. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0879305304