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Historical Cadence and the Nitty-Gritty Effect

Phillip Brian Harper

in Abstractionist Aesthetics: Artistic Form and Social Critique in African American Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479865437
eISBN:
9781479808878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865437.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter two reevaluates the conventional wisdom that African American culture wholly repudiates abstraction, noting the paradoxical fact that music, which is generally considered the most ... More


The Magic of Juju: Improvising Ritual1

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/9780190230913.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Preparation for and participation in musical improvisation is often understood to possess qualities similar to those of ritual. This chapter explores the nature of religious ritual and performance in ... More


Freedom and Fusion

Ted Gioia

in The History of Jazz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190087210
eISBN:
9780190087227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087210.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The avant-garde (or “free jazz”) musicians who came to the forefront of jazz during the late 1950s and early 1960s mounted a revolutionary movement that challenged all the conventions of the idiom, ... More


Anacrusis

Nahum Dimitri Chandler

in X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254064
eISBN:
9780823261239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254064.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

With the 1992 Los Angeles riots as mark, this opening discourse interlaces a thinking of the question of relation in the phrase “between me and the other world” from the opening paragraph of W. E. B. ... More


A Night at the Five Spot

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/9780195083491.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Five Spot Cafe was initially situated at 5 Cooper Square, New York. The Termini brothers, who were the club owners, relocated it to 2 St. Marks Place. The place was small, with tables relative ... More


Parenthesis

Nahum Dimitri Chandler

in X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254064
eISBN:
9780823261239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254064.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This closing passage of thought proposes that a new theoretical discourse, one yet to come, must be generated to address in a manner that might become commensurate with the difficulty named in the ... More


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