Ted Gioia

Ted Gioia is a pianist and author of eleven books, including The History of Jazz, Delta Blues and The Jazz Standards. His three books on the social history of music—Work Songs, Healing Songs, and Love Songs—have each been honored with the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. His books have been translated into eight languages and two have been honored on the New York Times list of the 100 best books of the year. His latest book is Music: A Subversive History, published by Basic Books. Gioia holds degrees from Oxford University and Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, and previously served on the faculty of Stanford University. More at www.tedgioia.com.

Could Chet Baker Play Jazz?

Jazz.com  (May 2008)

David Bowie Does Jazz His Way

The Daily Beast  (January 2016)

Duke Ellington's Faith

First Things  (April 2017)

Ella at 100

Washington Examiner  (March 2017)

In Search of Dupree Bolton

Jazz.com  (April 2009)

Is Bird Dead?

Jazz.com  (July 2008)

Sinatra at 100

Book Forum  (Dec/Jan 2016)

The King of Western Swing

jazz.com  (Feb 2009)
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys  from  Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys

The pianism of Denny Zeitlin

Ted Gioia  (March 2009)

Why Lester Young Matters

jazz.com  (August 2009)

Terry Riley’s Maximal Minimalist Music

The Daily Beast  (April 2017)
with  Terry Riley