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Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Ryan André Brasseaux

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book examines Cajun music’s social and cultural evolution through 1950. Since the ethnic group’s inception, the Cajun community constantly adapted and incorporated select elements ... More


Reflections on Jazz Fest 2006

Lewis Watts and Eric Porter

in New Orleans Suite: Music and Culture in Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273870
eISBN:
9780520955325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273870.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Section 2 conveys our impressions of the 2006 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the first iteration of this event after Katrina and the occasion of a first visit to the city in the wake of the ... More


New Orleans Jazz

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/9780190087210.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the emergence of jazz in New Orleans around the year 1900, and its first generation of performers. It examines the social and economic conditions in New Orleans, and the city’s ... More


Into the Between: Interstitial Soundscapes in Early New Orleans Jazz

Bruce Boyd Raeburn

in Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

“Into the Between” explores the strategies adopted by New Orleans jazz musicians to negotiate sound in various urban situations, ranging from dance halls and riverboats to streetscapes, and how ... More


Prelude: “Down the Rabbit Hole”

Leslie A. Tilley

in Making It Up Together: The Art of Collective Improvisation in Balinese music and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226661131
eISBN:
9780226667744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226667744.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

As an introduction to the book Making It Up Together: The Art of Collective Improvisation in Balinese Music and Beyond, this chapter proposes “collective improvisation” as a concept with usefulness ... More


Bal Colonial

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/9781628461855.003.0032
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter compares and contracts the musical histories of Martinique and Guadeloupe with the Netherlands Antilles and the response to the music they produced in their respective colonial masters ... More


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