Through primary documents, jazz historian Lewis Porter introduces the major topics in the history of jazz. Interviews, articles, and other writings explore the key issues in jazz over the past hundred years, including the struggle to define 'jazz' and to locate its origins; race politics in the 1950s and 1960s; and the more recent debates over Traditionalism and Revivalism.
Death Valley; Swamper Ike's Traditional Lore, is a description of an excursion from Los Angeles to Death Valley in 1901.
Original jazz solos designed to introduce students to the rhythmic, harmonic and melodic elements of jazz style. Book 1 contains eight solos at the late elementary level while Book 2 includes seven solos for the early intermediate level pianist.
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