The Guitar in Jazz: An Anthology (Hardback)James Sallis (editor)
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In all, The Guitar in Jazz provides a full and captivating portrait of the guitar's place in jazz. The book also offers insights into the larger history of jazz-its development, the social contexts in which the music came into being, and its eventual recognition as "the American classical music." The essays will appeal to guitar players and enthusiasts, and to all jazz lovers.
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 539 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
"Probably the most comprehensive anthology of essays essential to a complete understanding of jazz guitar and its stylistic history. . . . Sallis' exhaustive research is clearly edited and written, and I feel it'll be the reference source for the jazz lover, guitarist and non-guitarist alike in the next few years."-Dennis Gonzalez, The New Jazz Review -- Dennis Gonzalez * The New Jazz Review *
"An unfailingly lively and informative collection of essays that traces the guitar's evolution in the hands of jazz and jazz-influenced artists who have not only mastered the instrument, but repeatedly reinvented it."-Gary Giddins, author of Faces in the Crowd -- Gary Giddins
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