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Title:
The Cambridge companion to jazz
Author:
Cooke, Mervyn.
Publication Information:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xxii, 403 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Summary:
Notes -- Works cited -- Principal musicians cited -- Index.
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1 A brief chronology of jazz -- The word 'jazz' / Krin Gabbard -- Jazz times. The identity of jazz / David Horn -- The jazz diaspora / Bruce Johnson -- The jazz audience / Jed Resula -- Jazz and dance / Robert P. Crease. pt. 2 Jazz practices. Jazz as musical practice / Travis A. Jackson -- Jazz as cultural practice / Bruce Johnson -- Jazz improvisation / Ingrid Monson -- Spontaneity and organisation / Peter J. Martin -- Jazz among the classics, and the case of Duke Ellington / Mervyn Cooke. -- pt. 3. Jazz changes. 1959, the beginning of beyond / Darius Brubeck -- Free jazz and the avant-garde / Jeff Pressing -- Fusions and crossovers / Stuart Nicholson. -- pt. 4. Jazz soundings. Learning jazz, teaching jazz / David Ake -- History, myth, and legend: the problem of early jazz / David Sagar -- Analysing jazz / Thomas Owens. -- pt. 5. Jazz takes. Valuing jazz / Robert Walser -- The jazz market / Dave Laing -- Images of jazz / Krin Gabbard.
ISBN:
9780521663205

9780521663885
Format :
Book