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Jazz Changes

Martin Williams

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This collection of record notes, interviews, portraits, and reviews recalls the Charlie Parker-Dizzy Gillespie Dial Record sessions, Langston Hughes reading poetry to the sound of jazz, and Thelonius ... More


Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Thomas Owens

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Created in the jazz clubs of New York City, and initially treated by most musicians and audiences as radical, chaotic, and bewildering, bebop has become, this book states, “the lingua franca of jazz, ... More


Youth

Gary Giddins

in Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690411
eISBN:
9781452949536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690411.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter describes Charlie Parker’s early years as a musician. Parker was born on August 29, 1920, in Kansas City, Kansas, during the time when jazz music was successfully gaining popularity in ... More


Concert Treasures

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0047
Subject:
Music, Popular

By the 1920s, jazz music was being recorded more or less regularly. And if those who heard the past legendary musicians claim that the records by Fletcher Henderson or King Oliver or Bix Beiderbecke ... More


Dial Days: A Conversation with Ross Russell

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

Ross Russell was an American jazz producer and writer, as well as the founder of Dial Records. After World War II finished, he opened Tempo Music Shop, his own jazz record store, in Hollywood. He ... More


Alto Saxophonists

Thomas Owens

in Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on those “children” whose musical resemblances to their “father” are easiest to assess, the alto saxophonists. Edward “Sonny” Stitt was among the first of these “children.” Miles ... More


Tenor Saxophonists

Thomas Owens

in Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

During the 1940s and 1950s, bebop alto saxophonists could have been listed as “Charlie Parker and others,” but tenor saxophonists had no comparable single influence. Instead, most tenor players drew ... More


Spontaneity and organisation

Peter J. Martin

in Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the relevance of the art world perspective to an understanding of jazz improvisation. It draws on Paul Berliner's authoritative research, and uses the career of Charlie Parker ... More


The Parker Style

Thomas Owens

in Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Charlie Parker dominated early bebop in the 1940s. His mastery of the new musical idiom was complete, and his style had a self-contained logic beyond that of any of his contemporaries. Parker was a ... More


Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Nick Catalano

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Although he died in a tragic car accident at the age of twenty-five, Clifford Brown is widely considered one of the most important figures in the history of jazz, a trumpet player who ranks with ... More


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