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- Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 4.99
Ragtime, the jaunty, toe-tapping music that captivated American society from the 1890s through World War I, forms the roots of America?s popular musical expression. But the understanding of ragtime and its era has been clouded by a history of murky impressions, half-truths, and inventive fictions. Ragtime: A Musical and Cultural History cuts through... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 99.99
In the decades following World War II, French jazz audiences engaged in a process that both challenged and reinforced ideas about their own nation and culture. By negotiating subjects such as youth culture, gender expectations, American consumer society, citizenship, racism, civil rights, and decolonization, the French jazz public expressed important... more...
- Temple University Press 2016; US$ 39.50
? One of the greatest artists our country has is Benny Golson. He is not only a great musician, but an original and fabulous composer. He is inventive and creative and his work is loved the world over. Benny is a rare, creative genius. All I would like to say is THREE CHEERS for Benny Golson! ??Tony Bennett ? Composer supreme, tenor man supreme,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79
Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen is the first systematic study of jazz on screen media, covering its role across a plethora of technologies from film and television to recent developments in online media, and featuring the music of such legends as Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Pat Metheny. more...
- University of South Carolina Press 2016; US$ 29.99
A comprehensive guide to the men and women who contributed to and defined the musical roots of South Carolina more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available
The year 2016 will mark the centennial of the birth of Albert Murray (1916?2013), who in thirteen books was by turns a lyrical novelist, a keen and iconoclastic social critic, and a formidable interpreter of jazz and blues. Not only did his prizewinning study Stomping the Blues (1976) influence musicians far and wide, it was also a foundational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
The term 'flow' refers to experiences where the musician moves into a consciousness in which time seems to be suspended and perception of reality is blurred by unconscious forces. An essential part of the jazz tradition, which often serves as the foundation of the musician's identity, flow is recognised within the greater jazz community as a critical... more...