American Popular Music, by Joyner, David Lee
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- ISBN: 9780073526577 | 0073526576
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 6/27/2008
This text provides an overview of the four major areas of American contemporary music: jazz, rock, country, and musical theater. Each genre is approached chronologically with the emphasis on the socio-cultural aspects of the music. Readers will appreciate Joyner's engaging writing style and come away with the fundamental skills needed to listen critically to a variety of popular music styles.