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Thelonious Monk’s Harmony, Rhythm, and Pianism

Evan Ziporyn and Michael Tenzer

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Like the practitioners of other great improvisational genres such as Hindustani raga, jazz masters establish their own musical voice within a known musical rhetoric. An icon of the genre, Thelonious ... More


Four Pianists: Four Minority Views

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/9780195083491.003.0051
Subject:
Music, Popular

Oscar Peterson was obviously indebted to the Nat Cole of the 1940s (when Cole was a jazz pianist) and to Art Tatum. Others may feel that Peterson's sophistication and class allowed him to fill out ... More


Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Clark Terry

Gwen Terry (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This is the story of one of the most recorded jazz trumpeters of all time, Clark Terry, born in 1920. Thi sbook takes us from his impoverished childhood in St. Louis, Missouri, where jazz could be ... More


Norman Granz

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0038
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter, Clark describes his association with Norman Granz. Norman was one of the most important people in the world of jazz. While Clark was with Duke Ellington's band, Norman Granz booked ... More


Jazz Performance on Screen: Mediatization of Gesture, Bodily Empathy, and the Viewing Experience

Paul McIntyre

in Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199347650
eISBN:
9780199347698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347650.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Audiovisual recordings of jazz performance provide opportunities to analyze musicians’ performances in detail. Techniques such as close-up, freeze frame, and rewind allow viewers to study musicians’ ... More


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