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Its Roots and Musical Development. Return to Book Page. A few faults aside, this is absolutely essential reading for anyone with musical background looking to learn about the roots of jazz.
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There are certainly errors in some of the transcriptions, though this is to be expected in transcribing by ear such complex music.
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Schuller explains the feel of swing rhythm in vivid detail beyond what I’ve ever read in any other book. Aaron rated it liked it Jun 22, Gunther Schuller presents a thorough musical analysis of the early history of jazz, from starting with its roots in west African music, ragtime, and the country blues.
It must be emphasized that this is a musical analysis, heavy with notated examples from the recordings of the schullrr, and thus would not be accessible to those without some musical training. May 04, Paul Secor rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Color Factor Howard Bodenhorn. My library Help Advanced Book Search. James of the Redwoods rated it really liked it Aug 04, Want to Read saving….
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Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development
Susanna rated it liked it Jan 21, The Swing Era Gunther Schuller. Additionally, I thought the organization of the book could have been a little better; for example he analyzes Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five period in great detail early on in the book, and discusses how this music marked the end of the dominance of the New Orleans style in jazz.
Choose your country or region Close. I highly recommend this book to any serious student of American music or any fan of Jazz that wants to explore the music beyond just listening. A classic study, it is both a splendid introduction for students and an insightful guide for scholars, musicians, and jazz afficionados. The writer always mentioned first among buffs and scholars in Gunther Schuller; his Early Jazz Early Jazz provides a musical tour of the early American jazz world.
Early Jazz provides a musical tour of schullwr early American jazz world. I emphasize musical because that’s the element of jazz least often written about with this degree of skill and clarity. The history of jaz Volume 1 of History of jazz: This is a comprehensive description of early jazz music. Early Jazz provides a musical tour of the early American jazz world.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. S D Cooke rated it it was amazing Sep 23, That being said, there is a lot of music to be covered in this book and there is likely no perfect farly to organize all of the material.
Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development by Gunther Schuller
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Thieves of Book Row McDade. A remarkable book by any standard, it is unparalleled in the literature of jazz. It must be emphasized that this is a musical analysis, heavy with notated examples from the recordings of the era, Gunther Schuller presents a thorough musical analysis of the early history of jazz, from starting with its roots in west African music, ragtime, and the country blues.
Du Bois, and Lawrence Bobo. A classic study, it is both a splendid introduction for students and an insightful guide for scholars, jaza, and jazz aficionados.