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Blood on the Fields: Wynton Marsalis and the Transformation of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

Alex Stewart

in Making the Scene: Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249530
eISBN:
9780520940161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249530.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. It includes an analysis of Wynton Marsalis's Pulitzer Prize-winning oratorio, Blood on the Fields, and the relationship of this work to his ... More


The Neo-Con Game

Larry Kart

in Jazz in Search of Itself

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104202
eISBN:
9780300128192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104202.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on musical pieces that revolve around the advent in 1980 of trumpeter/composer Wynton Marsalis and the several sorts of jazz neoconservatism or revivalism that he and his ... More


Creating Boundaries in the Virtual Jazz Community

Ken Prouty

in Jazz/Not Jazz: The Music and Its Boundaries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271036
eISBN:
9780520951358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271036.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines a variety of virtual communities on the World Wide Web where the boundaries of jazz and of the jazz community are negotiated. The creation of jazz articles on Wikipedia ... More


Great Black Music

Paul Steinbeck

in Message to Our Folks: The Art Ensemble of Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226375960
eISBN:
9780226376011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226376011.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 8 addresses the Art Ensemble’s tenure at ECM Records, when the group achieved international renown and critical acclaim. By the 1980s, the band was touring more widely than ever, both abroad ... More


“Controlled Freedom”: Jazz, Risk, and Political Economy

Dale Chapman

in Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520279377
eISBN:
9780520968219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279377.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 1 approaches managerial theory as an entry point for examining the relationship between jazz and risk. If management theorists have looked to jazz practice as an analogy for risk-taking, jazz ... More


Shadows on a Wall: Jazz Narrates American Religions1

Jason C. Bivins

in Spirits Rejoice!: Jazz and American Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190230913
eISBN:
9780190230944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230913.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter investigates long-form suites that narrate American history in ways critical and celebratory. Since the 1930s, jazz suites have served as ways for musicians to enact sonically their ... More


Jazz in Search of Itself

Larry Kart

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104202
eISBN:
9780300128192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104202.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This anthology of jazz criticism casts a wide net. Discussing nearly seventy major jazz figures and many of the genre's key stylistic developments, the book sees jazz as a unique perpetual ... More


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