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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Barry Dean Kernfeld
|ISBN:||033369189X 9780333691892 1561592846 9781561592845|
|Description:||XV, 907 S. : ill., Notenbeisp.|
|Contents:||7750 revised & updated articles of which 2750 are new entries; 2250 new biographies, of which 1500 cover musicians who came to prominence in the 1980s and 1990s; articles on jazz in it cultural context; selected films and videos section lists performances or interviews of artists; 2500 venues in the nightclub catalogue cover international performance spaces; coverage of international musicians including unprecedented new entries on Caribbean, South African and Japanese musicians; over 300 entries on record companies and labels; article on jazz - etymology; examination of jazz's relationship to diverse styles such as acid jazz, salsa, hip-hop and ska; individual entries on 20 of the most important festivals and a concise catalogue of over 450 festivals; entry types include - biographies, performers, venues, instruments, record labels/companies, festivals, terms, styles, genres, concepts.|
|Responsibility:||ed. by Barry Kernfeld.|