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Audio and Music Textbooks New textbooks for the 2019-2020 academic year

We are proud to present our Audio & Music textbook catalogue! Browse our selection of titles designed for the classroom and focusing on a wide range of key areas in these important and expanding fields.

Jazz

  • Voices Found

    Free Jazz and Singing, 1st Edition

    By Chris Tonelli

    Voices Found: Free Jazz and Singing contributes to a wave of voice studies scholarship with the first book-length study of free jazz voice. It pieces together a history of free jazz voice that spans from sound poetry and scat in the 1950s to the more recent wave of free jazz choirs. The author…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • Jazz Diaspora

    Music and Globalism, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Johnson

    Jazz Diaspora: Music and Globalism is about the international diaspora of jazz, well underway within a year of the first jazz recordings in 1917. This book studies the processes of the global jazz diaspora and its implications for jazz historiography in general, arguing for its relevance…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • Jazz Theory, Second Edition (Textbook and Workbook Package)

    From Basic to Advanced Study, 2nd Edition

    By Dariusz Terefenko

    Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study, Second Edition is a comprehensive textbook for those with no previous study in jazz, as well as those in advanced theory courses. Written with the goal to bridge theory and practice, it provides a strong theoretical foundation from music fundamentals to…

    Pack – 2019-09-04
    Routledge

  • The Instant Composers Pool and Improvisation Beyond Jazz

    1st Edition

    By Floris Schuiling

    The Instant Composers Pool and Improvisation Beyond Jazz contributes to the expansion and diversification of our understanding of the jazz tradition by describing the history and practice of one of the most important non-American jazz groups: The Instant Composers Pool, founded in Amsterdam in 1967…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • From the Minds of Jazz Musicians

    Conversations with the Creative and Inspired, 1st Edition

    By David Schroeder

    From the Minds of Jazz Musicians: Conversations with the Creative and Inspired celebrates contemporary jazz artists who have toiled, struggled and succeeded in finding their creative space. The volume was developed through transcribing and editing selected interviews with 35 jazz artists, conducted…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge

  • Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Rush

    Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman discusses Ornette Coleman’s musical philosophy of "Harmolodics," an improvisational system deeply inspired by the Civil Rights Movement. Falling under the guise of "free jazz," Harmolodics can be difficult to understand, even for seasoned musicians and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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