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Big ears : listening for gender in jazz studies

Author: Nichole T Rustin; Sherrie Tucker
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
Series: Refiguring American music.
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In jazz circles, players and listeners with "big ears" hear and engage complexity in the moment, as it unfolds. Taking gender as part of the intricate, unpredictable action in jazz culture, this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Big ears.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)642434861
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nichole T Rustin; Sherrie Tucker
ISBN: 9780822343363 0822343363 9780822343202 0822343207
OCLC Number: 209335152
Description: x, 460 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Separated at "birth": singing and the history of jazz / Lara Pellegrinelli --
With Lovie and Lil: rediscovering two Chicago pianists of the 1920s / Jeffrey Taylor --
Gender, jazz, and the popular front / Monica Hairston --
"The battle of the saxes": gender, dance bands, and British nationalism in the Second World War / Christina Baade --
Identity for sale: Glenn Miller, Wynton Marsalis, and cultural replay in music / Tracy McMullen --
From the point of view of the pavement: a geopolitics of Black dance / Jayna Brown --
Perverse hysterics: the noisy cri of Les Diaboliques / Julie Dawn Smith --
"Born out of jazz ... yet embracing all music": race, gender, and technology in George Russell's Lydian chromatic concept / Eric Porter --
"But this music is mine already!": "white woman" as jazz collector in the film New Orleans (1947) / Sherrie Tucker --
Fitting the part / Ingrid Monson. "Better a jazz album than lipstick" (Lieber Jazzplatte als Lippenstift): the 1956 Jazz podium series reveals images of jazz and gender in post-war Germany / Ursel Schlicht --
Exclusion, openness, and Utopia in Black male performance at the world stage jazz jam sessions / João H. Costa Vargas --
"It takes two people to confirm the truth": the jazz fiction of Sherley Ann Williams and Toni Cade Bambara / Farah Jasmine Griffin --
"Blow, man, blow!": representing gender, white primitives, and jazz melodrama through A young man with a horn / Nichole T. Rustin --
The gendered jazz aesthetics of That man of mine: the international sweethearts of rhythm and independent Black sound film / Kristin McGee.
Series Title: Refiguring American music.
Responsibility: edited by Nichole T. Rustin and Sherrie Tucker.
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"Big Ears is a breath of fresh air in contemporary jazz studies. Whereas the field has exploded during the last several years, this is the first volume specifically devoted to new work on gender and Read more...

 
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