Jazz: The First 100 Years

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Authors : Henry Martin; Keith Waters


448 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012

©2016, Published

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Appealing to music majors and nonmajors alike, JAZZ: THE FIRST 100 YEARS, NON-MEDIA EDITION, 3e explores the development of jazz from its nineteenth-century roots in blues and ragtime, through swing and bebop, to fusion and contemporary jazz styles. Completely up to date, the text devotes a full thi... more


Extremely student friendly, Listening Guides for each of the 62 downloadable musical selections feature "The Main Point" preview and clear within-text references, as well as detailed timings keyed to events in the music and the work's overall form.

Insightful themed boxes highlighting "Technique an... more

New to this Edition

New Listening Exercises for each piece of music discussed within the text.

New piece of music "Falshood" by Vijay Iyer.