Jazz Greats - From Louis Armstrong to Duke Ellington A Multimedia Music Book - Windows CD-ROM
Product Description: Jazz Greats is the first CD-ROM title about the important pioneers of jazz on the American scene. It is an introduction to the nature of jazz and the history and development of jazz from its blend of African and European influences.
The title covers the major sites of jazz’s origination and innovations and the impact of associated social and cultural factors. TDC Interactive’s editors have assembled a broad range of photographs, recorded examples and video that illustrate legends of ragtime during the peak of the swing era in the mid forties. Historical figures include Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Coleman Hawkins, Billie Holiday, Count Basie, Benny Goodman and Art Tatum among others.
Jazz Great is a rich resource for introductory courses on jazz for high school and college level students as well as being a rewarding and useful title for jazz enthusiasts.
Features:· Four languages on one disc: English, French, Spanish and German. · Video performance clips of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and others. · Video interviews with Dave Brubeck, Dr. Herb Wong and other jazz experts. · Fourteen great songs performed by the artists. · Includes a discography discussion on music theory and history. · Audio interviews with noted personalities on featured artists.
Minimum Requirements: ¨MPC: 4 MB Ram, 386 processor or better, Windows 3.1 or higher, CD-Rom drive, 256 color SVGA card, color monitor.
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