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The History of Jazz

Ted Gioia


The History of Jazz, 3rd edition, is a comprehensive survey of jazz music from its origins until the current day. The book is designed for general readers and students, as well as those with more specialized interest in jazz and music history. It provides detailed biographical information and an overview of the musical contributions of the key innovators in development of jazz, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Coleman Hawkins, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, and others. The book also trace ... More

Keywords: jazz, music, African American music, black music, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, bebop, modern jazz, music genres, swing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780190087210
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190087210.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ted Gioia, author
Independent Scholar