Making the scene : contemporary New York City big band jazz (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Making the scene : contemporary New York City big band jazz

Author: Alex Stewart
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Univ. of California Press, 2007.
Series: Roth Family Foundation Music in America imprint
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrates the role of big bands in the development of jazz. This book explores the 'rehearsal band' scene in New York and the rise of repertory orchestras. It combines historical research,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Stewart
ISBN: 0520249534 9780520249547 0520249542 9780520249530
OCLC Number: 263653567
Notes: New York City big band scenes -- Behind the scenes : training, rehearsals, and gigs -- The rise of repertory orchestras -- On the inside : the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra -- Making it work : leaders and musical direction -- New directions in jazz composition : three portraits -- On the edge : Sue Mingus and the Mingus Big Band -- "In the crack" to "totally outside" : avant-garde bands -- Jazz and clave : Latin big bands -- Going for it : all-women bands -- Blood on the fields : Wynton Marsalis and the transformation of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra -- Outro.
Literaturverz. S. 357 - 368.
Description: XVII, 398 Seiten : Notenbeispiele ; 23 cm.
Contents: New York City big band scenes --
Behind the scenes : training, rehearsals, and gigs --
The rise of repertory orchestras --
On the inside : The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra --
Making it work : leaders, composers, and arrangers --
New directions in jazz composition : three portraits --
On the edge : Sue mingus & The Mingus Big Band --
"In the crack" to "totally outside" : avant-garde bands --
Jazz and clave : latin big bands --
Going for it : all-women bands --
Blood on the fields : Wynton Marsalis and the transformation of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra --
Outro.
Series Title: Roth Family Foundation Music in America imprint
Responsibility: Alex Stewart.
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"A gold mine of information... Stewart takes his knowledge of, and observations on, the subject and weaves them into a compelling narrative."--Music Educators Journal

 
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