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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


The Orchestra

Catherine Tackley

in Benny Goodman's Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195398304
eISBN:
9780190268077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398304.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter states that Goodman performed an adaptation of Chick Webb’s “Don’t Be That Way” at Carnegie Hall, his version sounding almost similar to the original. An analysis made by Gunther ... More


Some Liked it Hot

Joshua Berrett

in Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: Two Kings of Jazz

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103847
eISBN:
9780300127478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103847.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter considers Louis Armstrong's association with Lil Hardin's band, after his split from Fletcher Henderson's band. His next four years in Chicago were to be spent composing a body of work ... 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


Repercussions

Catherine Tackley

in Benny Goodman's Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195398304
eISBN:
9780190268077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398304.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses the events following the Carnegie Hall concert, beginning with the Basie-Webb big band battle at the Savoy ballroom. The two events are polar opposites suggesting of societal ... More


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