How to Listen to Jazz: Ted Gioia
An Economist best book of the year In How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively introduction to the art of listening to jazz. He tells us what to listen for in a performance and includes a guide to today´s leading jazz musicians. From Louis Armstrong´s innovative sounds to the exotic compositions of Duke Ellington, Gioia covers everything from the music´s history to the building blocks of improvisation. A true love letter to jazz by a foremost expert, How to Listen to Jazz is a must-listen for anyone who´s ever wanted to understand America´s greatest contribution to music. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Ganim. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hach/003415/bk_hach_003415_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.