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Pressed for All Time: Producing the Great Jazz Albums from Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Diana Krall

Michael Jarrett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630588
eISBN:
9781469630601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630588.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In histories of music and audio technologies, and particularly in narratives about jazz, record producers tend to fall by the wayside. They're seldom acknowledged and generally unknown. But without ... More


Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Victor Svorinich

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461947
eISBN:
9781626740891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

When Bitches Brew was released, it was not just another jazz album, but a major single event, with ramifications rippling over the next forty-plus years. Not only did Miles Davis change the face of ... More


Cutting Sides: Producing 78-RPM Discs, 1936–1949

Michael Jarrett

in Pressed for All Time: Producing the Great Jazz Albums from Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Diana Krall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630588
eISBN:
9781469630601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630588.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

Production before the advent of magnetic tape—in the era of 78-RPM records—emphasized "pre-production." A&R men (short for "artists and repertoire") chose artists to record, and they paired songs ... More


Rolling Tape: Producing Jazz LPs, 1950–1966

Michael Jarrett

in Pressed for All Time: Producing the Great Jazz Albums from Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Diana Krall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630588
eISBN:
9781469630601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630588.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

The A&R man became a record producer with the development of magnetic tape (a spoil of World War II) and the introduction of the vinyl long-playing record by Columbia Records in 1948. Producers could ... More


Laying Down Tracks: Producing Multitrack Recordings, 1967–1990

Michael Jarrett

in Pressed for All Time: Producing the Great Jazz Albums from Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Diana Krall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630588
eISBN:
9781469630601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630588.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

Recording jazz onto multitrack tape meant that, while music continued to be captured onto tape in studios, albums could be constructed in postproduction: analogous to the way movies were shot on ... More


Recording to Hard Drive: Producing Digitally, 1991–2013

Michael Jarrett

in Pressed for All Time: Producing the Great Jazz Albums from Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Diana Krall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630588
eISBN:
9781469630601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630588.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

When digital audio workstations (DAWs) do not multiply recording options to unthinkable levels of over-choice, they have simplified and automated tasks that were exceedingly difficult and time ... More


Performing

Stephen Lehmann and Marion Faber

in Rudolf Serkin: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130461
eISBN:
9780199849499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130461.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter recounts the life of Rudolf Serkin as a performing artist in the United States. The opening section relates his business dealings in the American classical music industry and his solid ... More


Brown and Roach, Inc.

Nick Catalano

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

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

The month of August 1954 brought about the flowering of the Clifford Brown-Max Roach Quintet. With the personnel complete and Brown's new compositions in place, the time was ripe to record the new ... More


Music

Victor Svorinich

in Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461947
eISBN:
9781626740891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter provides a complete day to day account of the Bitches Brew sessions. Although Davis conducted his rehearsals for Bitches Brew loosely, his concepts were well developed. He had specific ... More


Aims, Frames, and Gains: Context, Curatorship, and Building Cultural Capital

Daniel E. Sheehy

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Focusing on two Festival music projects in Latin American/American Latino communities, the author (director and curator of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings) demonstrates the relationship between the ... More


Cadenza: Don Schlitten on Producing Jazz Records

Michael Jarrett

in Pressed for All Time: Producing the Great Jazz Albums from Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Diana Krall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630588
eISBN:
9781469630601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630588.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

An interview with record producer Don Schlitten, serving as an overview (and survey) of jazz record production. It contrasts the recording of jazz with other types of popular music.


Sound Become Holy (the Beats)

Phil Ford

in Dig: Sound and Music in Hip Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939916
eISBN:
9780199354467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939916.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Chapter 3 focuses on an unpublished cache of the Beats’ acetate recordings from 1949 to 1951. These acetates capture John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and their friends experimenting ... More


Microstimulation Effects on Thalamic Neurons

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter describes the use of intraoperative microelectrode recordings and microstimulation in thalamus to study the effects of high frequency stimulation on the neural activity of thalamic ... More


Earworms, Technology, and the Verbatim

Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis

in On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990825
eISBN:
9780199357871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990825.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Our current conceptualization of musical repetition is impossible to separate from the ability to record, reuse, and replay afforded by technology. Entire styles have grown up around the ability to ... More


Recording

Rita Berry

in Assessment for Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099579
eISBN:
9789882206649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099579.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 8 focuses on the linkage between recording and learning. It explains the meaning of recording from educational perspectives and gives an account of the methods commonly used for recording ... More


Connectivities of Government, Education, Industry, and Commerce

Bonnie C. Wade

in Composing Japanese Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085210
eISBN:
9780226085494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226085494.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 2 with Chapter 1 focuses on the environment within Japanese modernity that is comprised of infrastructures in four spheres of activity— education, government, industry, and commerce--and, in ... More


Sound Enclosures

Jesse Schotter

in Hieroglyphic Modernisms: Writing and New Media in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424776
eISBN:
9781474445009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424776.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Moving from theories of film to film itself, the third chapter contends that Citizen Kane employs the same narrative form as the novel Orson Welles wanted to adapt when he went to Hollywood, Conrad’s ... More


Boom and bust: 1919–1933

John Williamson and Martin Cloonan

in Players' work time: A history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784991326
eISBN:
9781526120786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991326.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter outlines the AMU’s history immediately post 1918 and its moves towards merger with the National Orchestral Union of Professional Musicians (NOUPM) to form the Musician’s Union (MU) in ... More


Versions of Neutrality: Denis Johnston’s War Reports

Ian Whittington

in Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As his job with the BBC News Division took him from the deserts of Egypt, through Italy, to the gates of Buchenwald, Irish playwright Denis Johnston struggled with a multiply determined neutrality ... More


The Software Slump?1 Digital Music, the Democratization of Technology, and the Decline of the Recording Studio Sector within the Musical Economy

Andrew Leyshon

in Reformatted: Code, Networks, and the Transformation of the Music Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199572410
eISBN:
9780191783180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572410.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter explores another area of the musical economy which has been radically transformed through software and code: the recording studio sector. It reveals how it encouraged a vertical ... More


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