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Author Porter, Lewis, 1951-

Title Jazz : from its origins to the present / Lewis Porter, Michael Ullman, Ed Hazell.

Publication Info. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  781.65 P    Check Shelf
Description ix, 495 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Discography: pages 470-482.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-469) and index.
Contents Beginnings -- Ragtime -- The Blues -- Early Bands -- New Orleans -- Buddy Bolden -- The Early Recordings -- The ODJB and other New Orleans Bands -- New York Performers -- Jelly Roll Morton -- "King" Joe Oliver -- Sidney Bechet -- Louis Armstrong -- Armstrong with Fletcher Henderson -- Bessie Smith and the Blues Singers -- The Hot Fives and Sevens -- Armstrong the Celebrity -- Jazzin' in the Twenties -- Red Nichols and Other White Innovators -- Harlem Stride Piano -- Earl Hines -- Duke Ellington -- Strayhorn, Blanton, and Webster Join the Band -- Ridin' in Rhythm: the Thirties and Swing -- Fletcher Henderson -- Black Bands and Soloists -- Jimmy Lunceford -- Cab Calloway -- Kansas City Bands -- Benny Goodman -- Count Basie -- The Small Bands and Virtuoso Soloists of the Thirties -- Art Tatum, Roy Eldridge, Django Reinhardt -- Coleman Hawkins -- Lester Young and Billie Holiday -- The Scene Changes: the Forties and Bebop -- Revivalism in Jazz -- The New Generation -- Dizzy Gillespie -- Mary Lou Williams, Bud Powell, and Thelonious Monk -- The Mixed Acceptance of Bebop -- Big Bands -- More Bop Soloists -- Charlie Parker -- Early Years -- Bebop Recordings -- The 1950s -- The Fifties: Cool and Third Stream -- Miles Davis, Gil Evans, and the Birth of the Cool -- Gerry Mulligan and the MJQ -- The Tristano School -- Art Pepper, Stan Getz, and Dave Brubeck -- The Third Stream -- Mainstream, Hard Bop, and Beyond -- Sonny Rollins -- Art Blakey and Horace Silver -- Charles Mingus and Eric Dolphy.
Subject Jazz -- History and criticism.
Indexed Term Jazz
Added Author Ullman, Michael, 1945-
Hazell, Ed.
Other Form: Online version: Porter, Lewis, 1951- Jazz. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c19932 (OCoLC)639543538
ISBN 0130927767 case
9780130927767 case
0135121957 paper
9780135121955 paper
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