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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
Here’s your backstage pass to the history of rock and roll.
Thomas Larson’s History of Rock & Roll connects music and the culture in which it interacted.
Designed for the college non-music major, History of Rock & Roll fuses a text, website, and online music library to cover the music’s story of controversy, tragedy, and self-indulgence; and also of love, peace, and the triumph of the human spirit.
Author(s): Scott Wilson
The Ultimate Jazz Tool Kit gives students confidence as they enter the enchanting world of jazz music.
The Ultimate Jazz Tool Kit: Tricks of the Trade is a holistic learning tool that will save educators valuable time and provide them with concrete assessment materials that prove their student’s success. The Ultimate Jazz Tool Kit: Tricks of the Trade includes a compilation of the jazz tools, practice habits, and concepts that have consistently developed superior music, students, and jazz improvisers.
Author(s): Nora Ambrosio
Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.
Author(s): Dennis Angel
Drawing is a lifelong pursuit - a journey that provides endless visual exploration and a myriad of compelling challenges.
Art. What is Art? Where is it? Who makes it? Why is it created? By analyzing art forms throughout history created from both traditional and nontraditional media from around the world, the authors attempt to explore these complicated questions.
Understanding Visual Artforms in Our World is designed for the novice who seeks an introduction to the visual arts and current art-related issues. It provides an opportunity for all to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for art.
Author(s): Anthony Marra
Music Travel Culture was written and designed for the busy 21st century music student. Most of the textbook uses the outline rather than the paragraph approach of presenting information. One of the main purposes of the book is to give students information on instruments and skills needed to become better listeners in all kinds of music. Besides discussing music, the text also adds dimensions of travel and culture while explaining how all three are connected.
Author(s): Jacqueline P Lathrop
Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent is written for those who are interested in major cultural developments in Mexico and parts of Central America, from earliest times to the Conquest of Mexico in the 16th century.
Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent:
Author(s): Todd V Lewis
The performance of literature discipline seems as vibrant and innovative as ever.
The new seventh edition of Communicating Literature: An Introduction to Oral Interpretation reflects changes in the performance of literature since the first edition was published in 1991. The publication offers a communication-oriented definition of oral interpretation, a basic rudimentary statement of oral interpretation essentials and a link between oral interpretation and acting.