Bebop: The Music and Its Players Thomas Owens

ISBN: 9781280528897

Published: February 16th 2012

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338 pages


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Bebop: The Music and Its Players  by  Thomas Owens

Bebop: The Music and Its Players by Thomas Owens
February 16th 2012 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 338 pages | ISBN: 9781280528897 | 9.45 Mb

Created in the jazz clubs of New York City, and initially treated by most musicians and audiences as radical, chaotic, and bewildering: bebop has become, Thomas Owen writes, the lingua franca of jazz, serving as the principal musical language ofMoreCreated in the jazz clubs of New York City, and initially treated by most musicians and audiences as radical, chaotic, and bewildering: bebop has become, Thomas Owen writes, the lingua franca of jazz, serving as the principal musical language of thousands of jazz musicians.

In Bebop, Owens conducts us on an insightful, loving tour through the music, players, and recordings that changed American culture. Combining vivid portraits of bebops gigantic personalities - among them Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis - with deft musical analysis, he offers an instrument-by-instrument look at the key players and their innovations.



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