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Jazz/not jazz : the music and its boundaries

Author: David Andrew Ake; Charles Hiroshi Garrett; Daniel Goldmark
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

What is jazz? What is gained - and what is lost - when various communities close ranks around a particular definition of this quintessentially American music? This book features writers who look  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Andrew Ake; Charles Hiroshi Garrett; Daniel Goldmark
ISBN: 9780520271036 0520271033 9780520271043 0520271041
OCLC Number: 798899315
Notes: "Roth Family Foundation music in America imprint"
Incorporation and distinction in jazz history and jazz historiography / Eric Porter. Louis Armstrong loves Guy Lombardo / Elijah Wald. The humor of jazz / Charles Hiroshi Garrett. Creating boundaries in the virtual jazz community / Ken Prouty. Latin Jazz, Afro-Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Cubob, Caribbean Jazz, Jazz Latin, or just ... Jazz : the politics of locating an intercultural music / Christopher Washburne. Jazz with strings : between jazz and the great American songbook / John Howland. "Slightly left of center" : Atlantic Records and the problems of genre / Daniel Goldmark. The praxis of composition-improvisation and the poetics of creative kinship / Tamar Barzel. The sound of struggle : black revolutionary nationalism and Asian American jazz / Loren Kajikawa. Voices from the jazz wilderness : locating Pacific Northwest vocal ensembles within jazz education / Jessica Bissett Perea. Crossing the street : rethinking jazz education / David Ake. Deconstructing the jazz tradition : the "subjectless subject" of new jazz studies / Sherrie Tucker
Description: ix, 301 s. : illustrations
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Part One. Categories 1. Incorporation and Distinction in Jazz History and Jazz Historiography Eric Porter 2. Louis Armstrong Loves Guy Lombardo Elijah Wald 3. The Humor of Jazz Charles Hiroshi Garrett 4. Creating Boundaries in the Virtual Jazz Community Ken Prouty 5. Latin Jazz, Afro-Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Cubop, Caribbean Jazz, Jazz Latin, or Just ... Jazz: The Politics of Locating an Intercultural Music Christopher Washburne Part Two. Practices 6. Jazz with Strings: Between Jazz and the Great American Songbook John Howland 7. "Slightly Left of Center": Atlantic Records and the Problems of Genre Daniel Goldmark 8. The Praxis of Composition-Improvisation and the Poetics of Creative Kinship Tamar Barzel 9. The Sound of Struggle: Black Revolutionary Nationalism and Asian American Jazz Loren Kajikawa Part Three. Education 10. Voices from the Jazz Wilderness: Locating Pacific Northwest Vocal Ensembles within Jazz Education Jessica Bissett Perea 11. Crossing the Street: Rethinking Jazz Education David Ake 12. Deconstructing the Jazz Tradition: The "Subjectless Subject" of New Jazz Studies Sherrie Tucker Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by David Ake, Charles Hiroshi Garrett, Daniel Goldmark


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