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Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
...Ursel Schlicht ‘‘BETTER A JAZZ ALBUM THAN LIPSTICK’’ (LIEBER JAZZPLATTE ALS LIPPENSTIFT): THE 1956 JAZZ PODIUM SERIES REVEALS IMAGES OF JAZZ AND GENDER IN POSTWAR GERMANY We believe that jazz in itself contains some factors that impede...
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385080-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
... 6 MAKING JAZZ FRENCH Parisian Musicians and Jazz Fans Despite the fact that jazz was beginning to reach more and more listeners through music halls, radios, and records during the 1920s, by the end of that decade, large numbers of people from outside France still...
Published: 28 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383048-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8304-8
... FIVE Saving Jazz from Its Friends: The Predicament of Jazz Criticism in the Swing Era The principle of nobilityachieves a kind of...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397083-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9708-3
...Historical Context and the Definition of Jazz: Putting More of the History in "Jazz History" WILLIAM HOWLAND KENNEY he beloved hipster maxim that anyone "square" enough to ask what jazz is would never understand it anyway expresses a Tcultish inner...
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9784-7
... VOCALESE: REPRESEMTIMG JAZZ WITH JAZZ Purple Passages or Fiestas in Blue~ Notes Toward an Aesthetic of Vocalese BARRY KEITH GRANT though jazz is commonly conceived of as an instrumental music, the voice has been crucial to jazz history from the...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397663-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9766-3
...chapter six Off the Record Jazz and the Production of Black Culture In Sula, the most highly individualized character distinguishes herself by cutting relations to others altogether. To the extent that the com• munity bonds together, it does so by means of Sula: she...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398455-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9845-5
... 7 Duke Students at Work and Play in the Jazz and Big Band Era ~ HE TRANSITION FROM A more or less provincial liberal arts college T to a regionally and...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392620-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9262-0
... PART II Message from the Grassroots 4 NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND Free Jazz and Black Power in South Los Angeles An author who has carefully thought about the condition of production today . . . will never be concerned with prod...
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385080-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
... 1 THE ARRIVAL OF JAZZ Parisians were already accustomed to the presence of Americans in their city by the time of the Great War. Throughout the preceding century, Paris had been an important educational and cultural destination for intellec- tuals, artists, and wealthy...
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385080-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
... 2 THE SPREAD OF JAZZ As Paris settled back into civilian life after the war, jazz musicians struck up their rhythms in venues all over the city. Audiences heard it in caba- rets, nightclubs, dance halls, restaurants, and theaters. Many music halls first presented jazz during...
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385080-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
... 3 JAZZ AND THE CITY OF PARIS Almost immediately after jazz musicians arrived in Paris, they began to gather in two of the city’s most important creative neighborhoods: Mont- martre and Montparnasse, respectively the Right and Left Bank haunts of artists, intellectuals...
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385080-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
... 4 THE MEANINGS OF JAZZ America, Nègre, and Civilization Jazz provoked controversy all around Europe. It drew the ire of the British monarchy and the pope, among many others. Italy banned jazz dancing in 1926, and German musicians protested the presence of U.S. musicians...
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385080-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
... 5 MAKING JAZZ FAMILIAR Music Halls and the Avant-Garde Even while debates raged over the effects of jazz on French culture, some Parisian musicians and theaters were actively working to alter their au- diences’ perceptions of the music, sometimes in quite different ways...
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385080-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
... 7 NEW BANDS AND NEW TENSIONS Jazz and the Labor Problem French bands like Ventura’s, Grégor’s, and others confronted the cultural dispute over jazz’s foreign origins by replacing a supposedly black Ameri- can jazz with what they believed to be a French or...
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385080-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
... 8 THE DISCOVERY OF HOT JAZZ Most of the French bands of the late 1920s followed in the orchestral or symphonic tradition established by Whiteman and Hylton. Individual players within these bands were allowed to take wilder and more sponta- neous solos, but as a...
Published: 15 July 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
...APPENDIX Histories of Jazz in Interwar France Among students of jazz in the United States, few French names have been placed within the canon of great performers from the 1920s and 1930s. Only Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli regularly appear in histories of jazz by...
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By Francesco Adinolfi
Published: 04 April 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389088-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8908-8
...chapter twelve Crime Jazz . . . . The space-age pop years also bore witness to the diffusion of a new exotic genre, crime jazz, primarily used by composers of television soundtracks. If earlier sonic constructions had been concerned with the soundscapes of everyday domestic life and of...
Published: 01 October 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9364-1
... My liFE’S journEy aS a jaZZ SinGEr This book/life and music is all very overwhelming for me, for it has been in some way (for me anyway) a trip about my own take on what it is to live intuitively, and one thing leading to another. All the time it works like that. In my...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393641-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9364-1
... 3 Cape jazz Call Popular Music, Dance Bands, and Jazz In South Africa after the Second World War Cape jazz was not the term used by South Africans to describe the music composed and performed...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393641-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9364-1
... 4 jazz Migrancy Call Musicians Abroad It is unlikely Sathima would have left South Africa on her own: leaving was definitely more Abdullah’s decision than hers. Writing in 1966 to Drum Magazine, Ibrahim...