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Uptown conversation : the new jazz studies

Author: Robert G O'Meally; Brent Hayes Edwards; Farah Jasmine Griffin
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers insights in jazz historiography, highlighting the political stakes in telling the story of the music and evaluating its cultural import in the United States. This book contains articles such  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert G O'Meally; Brent Hayes Edwards; Farah Jasmine Griffin
ISBN: 0231123507 9780231123501 0231123515 9780231123518
OCLC Number: 53476582
Description: ix, 427 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Songs of the unsung: the Darby Hicks history of jazz / George Lipsitz --
"All the things you could be by now": Charles Mingus presents Charles Mingus and the limits of avant-garde jazz / Salim Washington --
Experimental music in black and white: the AACM in New York, 1970-1985 / George Lewis --
When Malindy sings: a meditation on black women's vocality / Farah Jasmine Griffin --
Hipsters, bluebooks, rebels, and hooligans: the cultural politics of the Newport Jazz Festival 1945-1960 / John Gennari --
Mainstreaming monk: the Ellington album / Mark Tucker --
The man / John Szwed --
The real ambassadors / Penny M. Von Eschen --
Artistic othering in black diaspora musics: preliminary thoughts on time, culture, and politics / Kevin Gaines --
Notes on jazz in Senegal / Timothy R. Mangin --
Revisiting Romare Bearden's art of improvisation / Diedra Harris-Kelley --
Louis Armstrong, Bricolage, and the aesthetics of swing / Jorge Daniel Veneciano --
Checking our balances: Louis Armstrong, Ralph Ellison, and Betty Boop / Robert G. O'Meally --
Paris Blues: Ellington, Armstrong, and saying it with music / Krin Gabbard --
"How you sound??": Amiri Baraka writes free jazz / William J. Harris --
The literary Ellington / Brent Hayes Edwards --
"Always new and centuries old": jazz, poetry and tradition as creative adaptation / Travis A. Jackson --
A space we're all immigrants from: othering and communitas in Nathaniel Mackey's Bedouin Hornbook / Herman Beavers --
Exploding the narrative in jazz improvisation / Vijay Iyer --
Beneath the underground: exploring new currents in "jazz" / Robin D.G. Kelley.
Responsibility: edited by Robert G. O'Meally, Brent Hayes Edwards, and Farah Jasmine Griffin.

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This collection of erudite essarys aptly captures the spirit of those conversations...This must-have tome ups the ante on jazz banter. -- John Murph Jazz Times It is also a delightful, accessible, Read more...

 
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