At Oggies Music we specialise in second-hand, refurbished and ex shop display items that we sell at internet prices. Only personal items are sold as new such as reeds and lubrication.
Please note that we judge the condition of this product to be: Used - Good
Innovative, exuberant, controversial--jazz has, in its hundred-year existence, found both popular appeal and intellectual appreciation for its emotional intensity and musical sophistication. This invaluable guide covers the whole history of jazz, from its early balancing of African and European influences, through the formative years in New Orleans and Chicago, to the rise of the big bands in New York, be-bop, the postwar proliferation of styles (hard bop, West Coast, cool, free jazz, modal jazz, fusion, crossover), and today's acceptance of jazz as a music that defies conventional categories. Setting jazz in its social and political context, the author looks at the individual talents who shaped this remarkable music, personalities as diverse as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, and Miles Davis. With striking illustrations and a useful glossary, the wide-ranging text provides a thoughtful and comprehensive introduction to the twentieth century's most vibrant music.
We aim to ship items within 1 working day, orders placed after 9.00 am will be shipped the next working day. We ship free economy to addresses in the UK.
We have a shop in Dulverton, Somerset and always encourage you to come and look at the items before you buy. If it is an instrument you are welcome to try it before buying, just get in contact. Payment options are, Paypal, cash on collection, or when collecting any major card, we also accept bank transfers just ask for details.