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Jazz in search of itself

Author: Larry Kart
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this anthology of jazz criticism, Larry Kart casts a wide net. Discussing nearly seventy major jazz figures and many of the music's key stylistic developments, Kart sees jazz as a unique perpetual narrative - one in which musicians, their audiences, and the evolving music itself are intimately intertwined."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Kart
ISBN: 0300104200 9780300104202
OCLC Number: 54081704
Description: x, 342 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : enactment in sound --
pt. 1. Notes and memories of the new music, 1969 --
pt. 2. A way of living --
pt. 3. The generators --
pt. 4. Moderns and after --
pt. 5. Miles Davis --
pt. 6. Tristano-ites --
pt. 7. The neo-con game --
pt. 8. Singers and songmakers --
pt. 9. Alone together.
Responsibility: Larry Kart.
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Abstract:

"In this anthology of jazz criticism, Larry Kart casts a wide net. Discussing nearly seventy major jazz figures and many of the music's key stylistic developments, Kart sees jazz as a unique perpetual narrative - one in which musicians, their audiences, and the evolving music itself are intimately intertwined."--Jacket.

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"A generous grab bag of essays and reviews by a shrewd listener with curious ears and an open mind."-Terry Teachout "With great feeling, one of jazz's most far-reaching and influential critics Read more...

 
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