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Welcome to the Student Studyspace for Jazz: Essential Listening. Effective and well-designed online resources help you succeed in your courses--StudySpace is unmatched in providing a one-stop solution that's closely aligned with your textbook.

This website offers exercises, interactive learning tools, assessment, and review materials, including Jazz Concepts audio and video podcasts that demonstrate the basics, Interactive Listening Guide software to download for use with the two audio CDs, Author Insights videos that provide more historical and social context, and text and listening quizzes to test understanding.

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Author Insight Podcasts

In Chapter 7, Scott DeVeaux discusses the business revolution brought about by Benny Good- man's breakthrough, swing as the soundtrack to the New Deal, why Goodman sought out Harlem arrangements for his swing band, women in swing bands, and territory bands.