Work of the Fellows: Textbooks

How to Listen to and Appreciate Jazz

Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books, 2022

From the publisher's description:

What is jazz? Louis Armstrong purportedly said: "If you have to ask, you'll never know." Music scholar and distinguished professor Ted Buehrer conducts a captivating series of lectures designed to help musical enthusiasts become more astute, sophisticated jazz listeners. In these compelling lectures, Professor Buehrer introduces concepts common to nearly all forms of music before focusing on unique aspects of jazz appreciation from early jazz to Swing, Bebop, Fusion, and the contemporary jazz scene.


Subjects: Music; Music Appreciation; Jazz