Concise Guide to Jazz, 7th Edition. Mark C. Gridley. © |Pearson | Available. MyLab. Share this page. Concise Guide to Jazz, 7th Edition. View larger. Concise Guide to Jazz has 28 ratings and 1 review. The Once and said: Its a good book to learn the history of Jazz and how modern music relates to it. I. An introduction to jazz and how to listen to it. Written by active jazz musician and jazz historian Mark Gridley, the Concise Guide to Jazz was.

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The optional listening guides are most useful, however, if students first familiarize themselves with instrument sounds on the Demo CD and the terms explained in the Elements of Music Appendix. If You’re a Gridlye Buy this product Additional order info.

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Lists with This Book. But by increasing the minimum number of musicians to 40, we were able to accommodate the combined preferences from most authorities’ “top ten” lists and still not overload students.

Paige rated it really liked it Dec 29, Constant rated it liked it Sep 18, Your first purchase might be Listening to Jazz, a one-hour video version of the Demonstration CD of instruments and methods for making jazz, prepared by Steve Gryb.


In either case, its a cojcise read and comes with its sound track of Jazz music. Danielle rated it liked it May 26, Spiros Markopoulos rated it really liked it Dec 12, Jason Trinh marked it as to-read Jan 20, All of the above supplements, in any combination, may be packaged with the book for additional savings.

Concise Guide to Jazz by Mark C. Gridley

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I gave it a 4 because it didn’t come with the CD. Readings in Jazz History. Tamsyn marked it as to-read May 27, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

too Gridley is a jazz musician and educator, and this book, in its previous editions, has established itself as an important resource in jazz pedagogy. Using a simple, yet lively writing style, and an abundance of illustrations, it is easily accessible to readers with no previous knowledge of music—or any technical sophistication.


Gridley is the author of Jazz Styles: In addition, there is the Listening to Jazz Demonstration compact disc. Prentice Hall; Subsequent edition June 1, Language: The Origins of Jazz Chapter 4: Read more Read less.

However, I thought I had clicked on a book that had the CD’s with it.

Concise Guide to Jazz, 7th Edition

Both books outline pitfalls to avoid in teaching jazz history, jazz survey, and jazz appreciation courses. Elaine rated it liked it May 09, Paper Bound with Access Card.

The author, Mark Gridley, designed it for a college-level music course for non-majors, as either the text for a semester-long class on the subject, or as a supplement to a general music [End Page ] course. Repeated listening is the key to familiarizing yourself with the sounds and their names. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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