Jazz: A Multimedia History (PC, CD-ROM) Compton's New Media - 1994 USA, Canada Release

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Jazz: A Multimedia History
Product ID 45445-01410
Product UPC 045445014106
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1994
Publisher(s) Compton's New Media
Category(s) Music, Music History
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Swing through this rich program of musical knowledge. Are you Jazz wise? Take this melodic journey and discover the who's and the what's of jazz. Through the unique interaction this disc encourages, you will travel from the origins of jazz to the vibrant, electric sounds of today. Read quotes and interviews from jazz musicians that will give you interesting insights into what the jazz scene is today. Learn how to interpret the nuances of jazz and enhance your appreciation without knowing music narration! Take note of the inventors and the innovators of different styles like ragtime, swing, bebob, fusion, big band, and soul. This computerized chronology of the music and masters is complete with video, photos, sound effects, and jazz music from 1923-1991. Tap your feet with the legends. Learn about the fathers of jazz: Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong, and modern jazz innovators: Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, and Weather Report. See how jazz singers Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McRae, Al Jarreau, and Bobby McFerrin fit into the Jazz history. Listen to selected recordings from these artists and more in CD quality sound. See for yourself how this multimedia presentation brings to life the music, artists, and orchestras with crisp, clear graphics and music. Complete with appendix, glossary, bibliography, index, and up-to-date discography.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386-25
Required RAM 2MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA

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