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Jazz as a cultural archive

Jazz as a cultural archive

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Special issue.

Statementedited by Jim Merod.
SeriesBoundary 2 -- vol.22 (2)
ContributionsMerod, Jim, 1942-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19578629M

­From the Jazz Age of the s through the swing era of the s and '40s, jazz was the heartbeat of youth culture. Jazz is responsible for influencing a multitude of artists and genres. Rap, R&B, pop, soul and "girl groups" like the Supremes are all heirs to jazz. "Anderson's evenhanded, archive-driven book is consistently instructive—a fine guide to the debates that raged around free jazz and to the music's unexpected current place in the American arts canon."—Journal of American HistoryThis Is Our Music, declared saxophonist Ornette Coleman's album title. But whose music was it?

There is a suggestion below of the dazzling scope of contemporary jazz, but the focus is on the classic jazz that is Schaap’s specialty. Fats Waller, “ Handful of Keys ” (Proper,   Hailed by corporate, philanthropic, and governmental organizations as a metaphor for democratic interaction and business dynamics, contemporary jazz culture has a story to tell about the relationship between political economy and social practice in the era of neoliberal capitalism. The Jazz Bubble approaches the emergence of the neoclassical jazz aesthetic .

Carr’s book might generate interest in some good musicians of a particular time and place whose work is now not easily heard. The best of Baggenaes’ interviews could interest any jazz fan, but like Carr’s book, much of the content will best function as a reference source in a well stocked university library.   Animation & Cartoons Arts & Music Computers & Technology Cultural & Academic Films Ephemeral Films Movies News & Public Affairs Understanding 9/11 Spirituality & .


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Jazz as a Cultural Archives by Art Farmer; Jim Merod A copy that has been read, but Jazz as a cultural archive book in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

Jazz in American Culture was the first book I purchased in hopes of developing a background of jazz music and artists -- and how it related to our culture. The book has an excellent outline of the history of jazz in the US with brief portions about many influential artists; major occurances in our jazz history; and the different styles of jazz Cited by: Jazz Archive.

The Jazz Archive at Duke University acquires, preserves, and makes available unique materials that document jazz's historical and ongoing significance. The archive exists to facilitate research and performance at the local, national and international levels.

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jazz heyday was molded, and soon swept away, by larger historical trends. This finely-tuned critical exploration is a valuable contribution to the cultural history of jazz and the s."--Burton W. Peretti, author of The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban AmericaCited by:   From ragtime and blues to the international craze for swing, from the heated protests of the avant-garde to the radical diversity of today's artists, Jazz describes the travails and triumphs of musical innovators struggling for work, respect, and cultural acceptance set against the backdrop of American history, commerce, and politics.

--from publisher descriptionPages:   Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Highly recommend this book if you are looking to start a jazz record collection.

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For example, call-and-response forms that predominate in African music figure as well in the work song, the blues, jazz. Meanwhile, rock returned the compliment with groups like Blood, Sweat & Tears, Electric Flag, and Flock, that incorporated horns and jazz improvisation, and brought a vast new audience of young fans to the music."--BOOK : “By the end of the 18th century,” writes Newcastle University professor M.O.

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In his introduction to Jazz Is, noted jazz critic and long-time jazz fan Nat Hentoff states his purpose: "This book is a selective tribute and guide to the jazz life, the players, and the music. It is not a chronological or comprehensive history, but rather a personal exploration through variegated seminal figures of the nature of the music /5(14).

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The fake book is a central part of the culture of playing music in public, particularly in jazz, where improvisation is particularly valued. Fake books are not intended for novices: the reader must follow and interpret the scant notation, and generally needs to have thorough familiarity with chords and sheet music.

The B&W photos are very large, since the book itself is large in size. I do wish the author had expanded on each chapter, because I feel the author missed a few special Jazz Age experiences, here and there. Though the book is large in size, it is NOT thick in sizethus, there are not as many photos as a reader might expect/5(7).

Ted Gioia is a musician, author, and leading jazz critic and expert on American music. The first edition of his The History of Jazz was selected as one of the twenty best books of the year in The Washington Post, and was chosen as a notable book of the year in The New York is also the author of Delta Blues, West Coast Jazz, Work Songs and The Birth (and /5(8).

The all time best seller of jazz albums, as Williams points out, Kind of Blue exists in a world of its own. In the book, he reveals how it was made, what influenced Miles, the musicians he worked. The mysterious origins of jazz.

The anniversary of the first jazz recording years ago also marks the beginning of debates that are still ongoing, writes Christian Blauvelt. The five members of the band took the lift to the 12th Floor of the Victor Talking Machine Company’s building on 38th Street in New York City."Anderson's evenhanded, archive-driven book is consistently instructive—a fine guide to the debates that raged around free jazz and to the music's unexpected current place in the American arts canon."— Journal of American History "Historian Iain Anderson tracks the political and social meanings of jazz as the music changed hands around Cited by: promotion, managing, music journalism, scholarship, and book publishing, have all helped create the culture and music of jazz.

The aim of this thesis is to investigate some significant examples of the process by which jazz has been shaped by the music industry and government and their ideas of the place of jazz within American culture and Size: KB.