Arizona Opera Book Club Meeting: How to Listen to Jazz
Join us in Tucson for a discussion of How to Listen to Jazz by Ted Gioia.
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 jazz-rock fusion of Miles Davis, Gioia covers the music's history and reveals the building blocks of improvisation. A true love letter to jazz by a foremost expert, How to Listen to Jazz is a must-read for anyone who's ever wanted to understand America's greatest contribution to music.
Location: Upstairs Gallery at Temple of Music and Art
Cost/Registration: Free, membership registration click here.