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Jazz and Clave: Latin Big Bands

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/9780520249530.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

By looking at the careers, lives, and music of Chico O'Farrill and Ray Santos, this chapter enters a jazz world that thrives on hybridity. Latin jazz bands test musicians' mastery of the harmonic and ... More


Latin Jazz, Afro-Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Cubop, Caribbean Jazz, Jazz Latin, or Just … Jazz: The Politics of Locating an Intercultural Music

Christopher Washburne

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/9780520271036.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

A global music, transcultural in its stylistic scope, jazz embodies a nexus of intercultural exchange where African American musical traditions are blended with Latin American and Caribbean forms. ... More


Jazz/Not Jazz: The Music and Its Boundaries

David Ake

Charles Hiroshi Garrett and Daniel Goldmark (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271036
eISBN:
9780520951358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271036.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Jazz/Not Jazz explores some of the musicians who (and concepts, places, and practices that), though deeply connected to established jazz institutions and aesthetics, have rarely, if ever, appeared in ... More


Lords of the Tambor

Raul A. Fernandez

in From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247079
eISBN:
9780520939448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247079.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

The development of percussion of Afro-Cuban origin in Latin jazz and other U.S. music such as pop and funk after 1950 depends on the presence of several percussionists in addition to Mongo ... More


Danzón Musings beyond the Dancehall

Alejandro L. Madrid and Robin D. Moore

in Danzón: Circum-Carribean Dialogues in Music and Dance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965809
eISBN:
9780199369874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965809.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter maps out the ways in which contemporary classical, jazz, and popular musicians have resignified the danzón beyond the dance context. The chapter pays attention to the different cultural ... More


Copying the Bossa Nova: Jazz and Dance Fads in the Early 1960s

K. E. Goldschmitt

in Bossa Mundo: Brazilian Music in Transnational Media Industries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190923525
eISBN:
9780190923563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923525.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter analyzes the initial proliferation of bossa nova in the United States and United Kingdom in the early 1960s, primarily as a jazz and dance fad. By using material culled from top ... More


The Taste of ¡Azúcar!

Raul A. Fernandez

in From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247079
eISBN:
9780520939448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247079.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at the career of a female vocalist who, in an artistic world dominated by men, led the way in the internationalization of Cuban dance music—the late Celia Cruz—a central figure for ... More


Ol’ Man Rhythm

Todd Decker

in Who Should Sing Ol' Man River?: The Lives of an American Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199389186
eISBN:
9780199389223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389186.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter chronicles up-tempo versions of “Ol’ Man River,” showing how the song survived several transitions in popular music and dance styles and in jazz. The relative tempo of different versions ... More


Salsoul Challenges

Juan Flores

in Salsa Rising: New York Latin Music of the Sixties Generation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199764891
eISBN:
9780199387809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764891.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

As “salsa” celebrated its coronation and strong commercial success, other stylistic currents were emerging to signal the incubation of a new musical sensibility. In 1974, Afro-Philippine bandleader ... More


From Fusion to Funk: Brazilian Musical Strategies of Racial Affiliation in the 1970s

K. E. Goldschmitt

in Bossa Mundo: Brazilian Music in Transnational Media Industries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190923525
eISBN:
9780190923563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923525.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter investigates how Brazilian musicians adjusted their approach to appealing to audiences in the United States and the United Kingdom once the Brazilian military dictatorship descended into ... More


The Passion for a Great-Great-Grandfather

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter portrays the music of contemporary pianist and composer Randal Corsen great-great-grandson of Joseph Sickman Corsen depicted in the previous chapter.


Crossover Composition: The Musical Identities of On the Town

Carol J. Oja

in Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199862092
eISBN:
9780199379989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862092.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American, Dance

This chapter probes the distinctive compositional voice that Bernstein developed in On the Town, a style that relished high-low fusions while shunning existing cultural hierarchies. Bernstein’s music ... More


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