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The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (New Grove Dictionary of Jazz)by Barry Kernfeld
Synopses & Reviews
The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition is the largest, most comprehensive and accurate reference work on jazz ever published, putting the world of jazz at your fingertips. With articles on every aspect of the field, from jazz groups, composers and arrangers to instruments, terms, record labels and venues, the new edition is the ideal companion for scholars and enthusiasts in this rapidly growing field.
The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition is unique:
· No other title covers jazz to this extent across all forms and styles
· The only way to be completely up-to-date with the full scope of writing in this field
· Provides new perspectives to established areas of study--musicology, film and media, American studies, modern social history, women's studies and cultural studies, to name a few
· Offers a one-stop resource to all the key names in the jazz world
About the Author
Musicologist Barry Kernfeld has been the editor of The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz since 1984. He has taught jazz history at both Cornell University and Hamilton College.
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