Hard bop : jazz and black music, 1955-1965 (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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Hard bop : jazz and black music, 1955-1965

Author: David H Rosenthal
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Highlights an era of musical experimentation which expanded on the modern bebop movement, but also infused it with blues and gospel to produce a style that reflected life in the American ghettos. The book considers the work of Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, John Coltraine, Charlie Mingus and others.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David H Rosenthal
ISBN: 0195058690 9780195058697 0195085566 9780195085563
OCLC Number: 474156895
Description: 208 s
Responsibility: David H. Rosenthal


Devoted to the history of this jazz movement, the study combines a narrative of the evolution of hard bop - from its beginnings as an amalgam of bebop and rhythm and blues to its experimental  Read more...


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'very good overview of the genesis and development of that music which flourished from 1955 to 1965'Peter Hepple, Stage & Television Today

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