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Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... ethnography jazz aesthetic performance black gender and sexuality queerness ...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... In this chapter, Matt Richardson employs an ethnographic perspective to examine Sharon Bridgforth’s The love conjure/blues Text installation . He contends that the jazz aesthetic, an artistic practice that encourages layering of images, ideas, sound, and experiences, informs Bridgforth’s...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
...Part I In this chapter, Matt Richardson employs an ethnographic perspective to examine Sharon Bridgforth’s The love conjure/blues Text installation . He contends that the jazz aesthetic, an artistic practice that encourages layering of images, ideas, sound, and experiences, informs...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... The love conjure/blues Text Installation theatrical jazz aesthetic women’s theater women-of-color artists ...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... on the theatrical jazz aesthetic to conceive The love conjure/blues Text Installation. The love conjure/blues Text Installation theatrical jazz aesthetic women’s theater women-of-color artists ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... social aesthetics improvisation relational aesthetics jazz popular music ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... jazz Afro-modernism Mali social aesthetics improvisation ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... jazz Afro-modernism Mali social aesthetics improvisation ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... This chapter offers a comparative perspective on the relationship between the social and the aesthetic by contrasting the development of an Afro-modernist aesthetic of politics and music in American jazz improvisation of the 1950s and 1960s and the aesthetics of sensibilisation...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373315-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7331-5
..., was aesthetically opposed to fast tempo bebop and its their intellectual leanings, and further complicated by French ambivalence toward the United States. The chapter also compares jazz to classical music and describes how jazz influenced popular music, literature, and film. France jazz classical music...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
..., of the complex interpenetration and entanglement of aesthetic and social processes. social aesthetics improvisation relational aesthetics jazz popular music ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
...Sociality and Identity This chapter offers a comparative perspective on the relationship between the social and the aesthetic by contrasting the development of an Afro-modernist aesthetic of politics and music in American jazz improvisation of the 1950s and 1960s and the aesthetics...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... performance This chapter offers a comparative perspective on the relationship between the social and the aesthetic by contrasting the development of an Afro-modernist aesthetic of politics and music in American jazz improvisation of the 1950s and 1960s and the aesthetics of sensibilisation...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... of relational aesthetics and participation, which are often taken as paradigms for the analysis of contemporary art practice in terms of their welcome attempt to rethink the relation between aesthetic and social processes. A third goal of the chapter is to ask precisely how it is that improvisation as a socio...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... In discussions of jazz within the broader history of popular music in the United States, two verities are invariably asserted: (1) that the period 1935–45 represents the closest rapprochement between jazz and popular music, when jazz, in the form of “swing,” dominated the charts; and (2) swing...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... This chapter examines the use and performance of hip hop by the British Columbian artist Wayde Compton to channel and rearticulate local black history and diasporic subjectivities in works such as 49th Parallel Psalm and Performance Bond . Inspired by a long tradition of jazz and blues poetry...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... This chapter traces crooning’s development and increasing popularity as a new modern song style produced by the microphone in the mid- to late 1920s. Crooning exemplified and helped drive the aesthetic, industrial, and cultural shift in popular singing from the belting theatrical style to a more...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... that respond sonically in real time in ways that suggest the presence of behavior, decision making, and personality was equally the creation of a new kind of cultural practice that required, and still requires, the articulation of an aesthetic capable of both describing and understanding the resultant machine...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... and activism. Kun explores these practices and histories through what he describes as the “aesthetics of allá.”  Mexico border immigration djs corridos Exploring the performer and composer Elsie Houston’s reception in her day and, posthumously, in her birthplace of Brazil and abroad in Europe...