Search - List of Books by Ted Gioia

Ted Gioia (born October 21, 1957) is a noted jazz critic and music historian, best known for his books The History of Jazz and Delta Blues, both selected as notable books of the year by The New York Times. He is also a jazz musician and one of the founders of Stanford University's jazz studies program. He is the author of several other books on music, including West Coast Jazz (1992), Healing Songs (2006) and Work Songs (2006). His most recent book, a work of cultural criticism, is The Birth (and Death) of the Cool (2009).

The Dallas Morning News has called Ted Gioia "one of the outstanding music historians inAmerica." Three of his books have been honored with the ASCAP-Deems Taylor award. In 2006, Gioia was the first to expose, in an article in the Los Angeles Times, the FBI files on folk and roots music icon Alan Lomax. He founded www.jazz.com, a music portal launched in December 2007, and served as President and Editor until 2010. He has also published reviews of contemporary fiction at Great Books Guide, The New Canon, and Conceptual Fiction.

Gioia is a jazz pianist and composer whose recordings include The End of the Open Road (1988), Tango Cool (1990) and The City is a Chinese Vase (1998). He has also produced recordings featuring Bobby Hutcherson, John Handy, Buddy Montgomery and others.

Gioia holds degrees from Stanford University and Oxford University, as well as an MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business, and served for a period as an adviser to Fortune 500 companies while with the Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey & Co. He is also the owner of one of the largest collections of research materials on jazz and ethnic music in the Western United States.

Ted Gioia is the brother of Dana Gioia, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.[1]

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Total Books: 25
How to Listen to Jazz
2017 - How to Listen to Jazz (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465093496
ISBN-10: 0465093493
Genres: Arts & Photography, History
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The History of Jazz Second Edition
2016 - The History of Jazz Second Edition (Audio CD)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781522666905
ISBN-10: 1522666907
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Love Songs The Hidden History
2015 - Love Songs the Hidden History (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780199357574
ISBN-10: 0199357579
Genres: Arts & Photography, Reference
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The Jazz Standards A Guide to the Repertoire
2012 - The Jazz Standards a Guide to the Repertoire (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780199937394
ISBN-10: 0199937397
Genres: Arts & Photography, Reference
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The History of Jazz
2011 - The History of Jazz (Paperback)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780195399707
ISBN-10: 0195399706
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Blues La musica que nacio en el Mississipi
2010 - Blues La Musica Que Nacio En El Mississipi (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788475068817
ISBN-10: 8475068812
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Delta Blues The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music
2009 - Delta Blues the Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393337501
ISBN-10: 0393337502
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Birth  of the Cool
2009 - The Birth of the Cool [and Death] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781933108315
ISBN-10: 1933108312
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Work Songs
2006 - Work Songs (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780822337263
ISBN-10: 0822337266
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Humor & Entertainment, Christian Books & Bibles
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Historia Del Jazz/ the History of Jazz
2002 - Historia Del Jazz/ the History of Jazz [Noema] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789681666460
ISBN-10: 9681666461
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
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West Coast Jazz Modern Jazz in California 1945-1960
1998 - West Coast Jazz Modern Jazz in California 1945-1960 (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780520217294
ISBN-10: 0520217292
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Healing Songs