Go Advanced Search

  Get this audio book:

Learn More About
Find More Titles by
This Author: Ted Gioia
This Narrator: Peter Ganim
This Publisher: Hachette Audio

How to Listen to Jazz by Ted Gioia

How to Listen to Jazz

by Ted Gioia

Title Details

Unabridged Edition
Running Time
6 Hrs.58 Min.


An Economist best book of the year

In How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively introduction to the art of listening to jazz. He tells us what to listen for in a performance and includes a guide to today's leading jazz musicians. From Louis Armstrong's innovative sounds to the exotic compositions of Duke Ellington, Gioia covers everything from the music's history to the building blocks of improvisation. A true love letter to jazz by a foremost expert, How to Listen to Jazz is a must-listen for anyone who's ever wanted to understand America's greatest contribution to music.

People Who Liked How to Listen to Jazz Also Liked These Titles:
  Imagine: The Story of a Song
by Charles J. Shields

  Dreaming the Beatles
by Rob Sheffield

  High Noon
by Glenn Frankel

Reviews & Ratings
User Reviews         Rate this title  

More Details

  • Published: September 2017
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: H097803
Available On