What happens to sound when you add bits of big band, swing, African rhythms, blues, ragtime, a dash of spiritual, and a whole lotta improvisation and love? That’s JAZZ, baby!
Few things are as uniquely American as good ol’ Jazz music. This book traces the roots of jazz in New Orleans through its evolution from the sugar plantation spirituals to the infamous Storyville red light district to what we hear on the streets today. Horn bands, jazz funerals, Louis Armstrong and other jazz greats are all part of this rich musical culture covered in New Orleans Jazz.
But you can’t simply read about jazz...you need to listen to and feel it! This gift set also includes a New Orleans jazz CD from “Big” Joe Kennedy or Richard “Piano” Scott. Both of them are simply amazing New Orleans musicians that play regularly throughout the French Quarter, in clubs, and of course at our favorite New Orleans music festivals! Heck, go crazy and get both!
Jazzy Pack Gift Set includes:
- New Orleans Jazz soft cover book
- New Orleans Musican’s Jazz CD
- Skeleton Key with Twine (great gift presentation!)