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  • The Music of Django Reinhardt

    The Music of Django Reinhardt

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472034086

    This title offers an in-depth analysis of the music and life of a gypsy music legend. Famed gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt has been the subject of numerous books, both in this country and abroad. His life was featured in Woody Allen's film ""Sweet…

  • The Music of Django Reinhardt

    The Music of Django Reinhardt

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472114993

    This title offers an in-depth analysis of the music and life of a gypsy music legend. Famed gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt has been the subject of numerous books, both in this country and abroad. His life was featured in Woody Allen's film ""Sweet…

  • Head Hunters

    Head Hunters
    av Stephan F. Pond

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472034482

    Steven Pond's Head Hunters captures a transitional moment in modern music history, a time when jazz and rock intermingled to create a new, often controversial, genre. At the forefront of that style was Head Hunters, Herbie Hancock's foray into the f…

  • Lee Konitz

    Lee Konitz
    av Andy Hamilton

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472115877

    The preeminent altoist associated with the ""cool"" school of jazz, Lee Konitz was one of the few saxophonists of his generation to forge a unique sound independent of the influence of Charlie Parker. In the late 40s, Konitz began his career with th…

  • Lee Konitz

    Lee Konitz
    av Andy Hamilton

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472032174

    The preeminent altoist associated with the ""cool"" school of jazz, Lee Konitz was one of the few saxophonists of his generation to forge a unique sound independent of the influence of Charlie Parker. In the late 40s, Konitz began his career with th…

  • Jazz Journeys to Japan

    Jazz Journeys to Japan
    av William Minor

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472113453

    By turns a music history, a cultural meditation, and a travel narrative, 'Jazz Journeys to Japan' looks at the work of individual players such as Toshiko Akiyoshi, Masahiko Satoh, Makoto Ozone and Yosuke Yamashita.

  • Lennie Tristano

    Lennie Tristano
    av Eunmi Shim

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472113460

    Lennie Tristano occupies a rare position in jazz history. Emerging from an era when modernism was the guiding principle in jazz, Tristano explored musical avenues that were avant-garde even by modernism's experimental standards. In so doing, he test…

  • The Andre Hodeir Jazz Reader

    The Andre Hodeir Jazz Reader
    av Andre Hodeir

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472098835

    Initially trained as a violinist, then as a composer, Andre Hodeir first began writing about jazz in the 1940s. As editor-in-chief of the French magazine ""Jazz Hot"", he was an early proponent of bebop and its practitioners, Charlie Parker and Dizz…

  • The Andre Hodeir Jazz Reader

    The Andre Hodeir Jazz Reader
    av Andre Hodeir

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472068838

    Initially trained as a violinist, then as a composer, Andre Hodeir first began writing about jazz in the 1940s. As editor-in-chief of the French magazine ""Jazz Hot"", he was an early proponent of bebop and its practitioners, Charlie Parker and Dizz…

  • Music Is My Life

    Music Is My Life
    av Daniel Stein

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472051809

    Music Is My Life is the first comprehensive analysis of Louis Armstrong's autobiographical writings (including his books, essays, and letters) and their relation to his musical and visual performances. Combining approaches from autobiography theory,…

  • Music Is My Life

    Music Is My Life
    av Daniel Stein

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472071807

    Music Is My Life is the first comprehensive analysis of Louis Armstrong's autobiographical writings (including his books, essays, and letters) and their relation to his musical and visual performances. Combining approaches from autobiography theory,…

  • John Lewis and the Challenge of ""Real"" Black Music

    John Lewis and the Challenge of ""Real"" Black Music
    av Christopher Coady

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073207

    For critics and listeners, the reception of the 1950s jazz-classicalhybrid Third Stream music has long been fraught. In John Lewis and theChallenge of "Real" Black Music, Christopher Coady explores the work ofone of the form's most vital practitione…

  • John Lewis and the Challenge of ""Real"" Black Music

    John Lewis and the Challenge of ""Real"" Black Music
    av Christopher Coady

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053209

    For critics and listeners, the reception of the 1950s jazz-classicalhybrid Third Stream music has long been fraught. In John Lewis and theChallenge of "Real" Black Music, Christopher Coady explores the work ofone of the form's most vital practitione…

  • After Django

    After Django
    av Tom Perchard

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472052424

    How did French musicians and critics interpret jazz - that quintessentially American music - in the mid-twentieth century? How far did players reshape what they learned from records and visitors into more local jazz forms, and how did the music figu…

  • After Django

    After Django
    av Tom Perchard

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472072422

    How did French musicians and critics interpret jazz - that quintessentially American music - in the mid-twentieth century? How far did players reshape what they learned from records and visitors into more local jazz forms, and how did the music figu…

  • Rhythm is Our Business

    Rhythm is Our Business
    av Eddy Determeyer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472033591

    In the 1930s, swing music reigned, and the Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra was the hottest and hippest attraction on the black dance circuits. Known for its impeccable appearance and infectious rhythms, Lunceford's group was able to out-swing and outdraw…

  • Lester Young

    Lester Young
    av Lewis Porter

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472089222

    Several new biographies of Lester Young have been published in the years since Lewis Porter's Lester Young first appeared, but none have supplanted or even attempted the in-depth study that Porter brings to his subject's music. With the same care an…

  • Four Jazz Lives

    Four Jazz Lives
    av A.B. Spellman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472089673

    This new and retitled edition of A. B. Spellman's long-out-of-print Four Lives in the Bebop Business brings a classic work on jazz back to life, and shines a light on four musicians who've finally gotten their due. In 1966, at the height of the avan…

  • Dameronia

    Dameronia
    av Paul Combs

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472035632

    Dameronia is the first authoritative biography of Tadd Dameron, an important and widely influential figure in jazz history and one of the most significant composers and arrangers of jazz, swing, bebop, and big band. This book sets out to clarify Dam…

  • Dameronia

    Dameronia
    av Paul Combs

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472114139

    Dameronia is the first authoritative biography of Tadd Dameron, an important and widely influential figure in jazz history as one of the most significant composers and arrangers of jazz, swing, bebop, and big band. He arranged for names like Count B…

  • Someone to Watch Over Me

    Someone to Watch Over Me
    av Frank Buchmann-Moller

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472033607

    One of the 'big three' of swing tenors - along with Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young - Ben Webster was one of the best known and most popular saxophonists from the 1930s through the 1970s. Early in his career, Webster worked with many of the greates…

  • Jazz and Machine-Age Imperialism

    Jazz and Machine-Age Imperialism
    av Jeremy F. Lane

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472118816

    Jeremy Lane's Jazz and Machine-Age Imperialism is a bold challenge to the existing homogenous picture of the reception of American jazz in world-war era France. Lane's book is the first to examine the responses of diasporic French Africans and Antil…

  • Jazz and Machine-Age Imperialism

    Jazz and Machine-Age Imperialism
    av Jeremy F. Lane

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472036172

    Jeremy Lane's "Jazz and Machine-Age Imperialism" is a bold challenge to the existing homogenous picture of the reception of American jazz in world-war era France. Lane's book is the first to examine the responses of diasporic French Africans and Ant…

  • Open the Door

    Open the Door
    av William R. Bauer

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472067916

    Betty Carter's lifelong influence on the music world is unparalleled. Her contributions to music as a jazz singer, composer, arranger, and teacher have fostered a generation of musicians and fans. This book looks at Betty Carter's contribution to th…