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Luigi, Lorraine Kriegel, and Francis Roach The lyrical jazz style that changed the face of dance.

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Jazz Dance

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Created to introduce Guitarists to the world of Gypsy Jazz Guitar - the course takes you step-by-step through the classic Django tune "Minor Swing". In addition to learning the Tune, Chords and Harmony, you will learn Soloing concepts and Gypsy Rhythm.

$47.00

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Jazz Dance Styles and Steps for Fun

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Anyone interested in learning about a distinctly American music -- jazz -- will welcome this newest addition to the popular 101 reference series. Jazz may not be America's only original art form, but it is the quintessential American music. Noted anthropologist, critic, and musical scholar John F. Szwed takes readers on a tour of the music's tangled history and explores how it developed from an ethnic music to become America's most popular music and then part of the avant garde in less than fifty years. Jazz 101 presents the key figures, history, theory, and controversies that shaped its development, along with a discussion of some of its most important recordings. It offers insightful commentary on how jazz helped shape twentieth-century American painting, film, poetry, dance, fiction, pop and classical music, and the consciousness of what it means to be American.

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Jazz Dance Today

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This colorful, elegant book captures the history, spirit and legend of the Hollywood Bowl through a series of essays written by experts in the various fields of dance, opera, recording arts and jazz.

$38.96

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From 1925 to 1951--three chaotic decades of depression, war, and social upheaval--Jewish writers brought to the musical stage a powerfully appealing vision of America fashioned through song and dance. It was an optimistic, meritocratic, selectively inclusive America in which Jews could at once lose and find themselves--assimilation enacted onstage and off, as Andrea Most shows. This book examines two interwoven narratives crucial to an understanding of twentieth-century American culture: the stories of Jewish acculturation and of the development of the American musical. Here we delve into the work of the most influential artists of the genre during the years surrounding World War II--Irving Berlin, Eddie Cantor, Dorothy and Herbert Fields, George and Ira Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein, Lorenz Hart, and Richard Rodgers--and encounter new interpretations of classics such as The Jazz Singer, Whoopee, Girl Crazy, Babes in Arms, Oklahoma!, Annie Get Your Gun, South Pacific, and The King and I. Most's analysis reveals how these brilliant composers, librettists, and perf

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Traces the history of jazz tap dancing from its origins in African culture

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Uses the format of a jazz dance class to introduce specific exercises, anatomical information, and standard jazz dance terminology

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The swing phenomenon has grabbed the spotlight as a new generation jumps back to discover the pleasures of dancing with partners and dressing in vintage styles. This book documents and evaluates the full range of swing music from the 1920s to today. Over 400 of the best musicians and bands are profiled in capsule biographies. For each artist there are reviews and ratings of notable CDs, as well as information on film appearances, books, and hard-to-find recordings worth a search. Essays, biographies, and reviews cover everything from Classic Swing (Duke Ellington to Glenn Miller) and the post-Swing years, through the Swing/Mainstream jazz movement of the 1980s, to the current Retro Swing craze. This book puts the music in its historical perspective and serves as a perfect introduction to the joys of swing.

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Icons of the Jazz Age, the delectable dancing Dollies were stars of cafe society on both sides of the Atlantic in the 1920s. This work reveals the untold 'rags to riches' story of identical twins Jenny and Rosie, set against the glittering backdrop of pre-war high society in America and Europe.

$21.80

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