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Author(s): Thomas E Larson
History & Tradition of Jazz is not just a story of jazz music and musicians, but the struggle to achieve, create, and invent for the sake of this musical art form. The publication features stories and legends of important events and people who shaped jazz history, while addressing how the music has been an important lightning rod for race issues.
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Author(s): Thomas E Larson
Modern Sounds: The Artistry of Contemporary Jazz is a storybook approach on the journey, the musicians, and the music that has been created in the pursuit of artistic achievement over the half century. Modern Sounds picks up where most jazz textbooks leave off. This is a complete documentation of contemporary jazz.
Author(s): Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein
Can we envision U.S. democratic politics in ways that both respect and transcend difference lines? In our response we draw from our own experiences and our own politics-regardless of whether clearly defined.
For many, visual imagery, especially film, has been a significant contributor to the socialization of the self and a tool for understanding our world and our politics.
Author(s): James E Shearer
Jazz Basics: A Brief Overview with Historical Documents and Listening Guides provides an enjoyable and informative introduction to the world of jazz music.
Author(s): Cynthia Bickley-Green
Why Is Visual Communication and Design Important in Contemporary Society?
Visual images are the foundation for communication in most forms of fine art popular media. Visual technologies such as television, film, World Wide Web, digital cameras, and videos are omnipresent forms of communication in developed nations. For better or worse, the images we view contribute to the knowledge we have of the world. Visual media contribute to the images we create of ourselves. We make images to tell about our experiences.
Author(s): Richard N Kahn
Fundamentals of Music: A Modern Approach is the perfect introductory music workbook for high school and college students
Fundamentals of Music: A Modern Approach delivers a fresh, comprehensive and comprehensible approach to music fundamentals by featuring fourteen detailed chapters, innovative tools, activities, worksheets, index and glossary.
Author(s): Shelley Davis
After having presented and shared the ineffable beauties of music with undergraduates and non-majors for over a quarter of a century, Shelley Davis has gained a revitalized perspective from the experience, particularly with regard to music-appreciation
Teaching Elementary Music creates cross-curricular transfers between music concepts and language arts, mathematics, social studies, physical education, and science. This text provides the elementary classroom teacher with a vast toolbox of contemporary approaches using clear, relevant, and practical strategies. Teaching Elementary Music may also serve as a supplemental resource for general music teachers, providing examples of how to best implement integration with integrity.
Author(s): Frank Pickard
"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players..." William Shakespeare
Theatre Arts: Fundamental Theory & Practice is an easy to read, comprehensive textbook for both majors and non-majors. It offers a basic, solid understanding of the history, theory, and application of the art of theatre. Many of the different aspects of theatre arts are applicable to anyone's life, regardless of educational and professional aspirations.
Author(s): Masami Toku
Visual Culture and Literacy: Art Appreciation from Multicultural Perspectives develops students’ appreciation of art including observation, articulation, and critical thinking skills through visual arts. Additionally, this text provides student opportunities to develop understanding of human creativity, arts, values, and reasoning. Visual lectures online, related readings in the text and website are included and focus on visual thinking strategy as a communicative tool.