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The Fragmentation of Jazz Styles

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/9780190087210.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the post–World War II years, jazz started to split off into many different directions, spurring a fragmentation that expanded the creative range of the idiom but caused long-lasting divisions ... More


Jazz on the West Coast

Floyd Levin

in Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213609
eISBN:
9780520928985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213609.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter takes a look at jazz on the West Coast. It reveals the efforts to resurrect the spirited music that slowly disappeared during the swing era in different parts of the United States, ... More


“Straight Life”: The Jazz Journey of Art Pepper

Reva Marin

in Outside and Inside: Race and Identity in White Jazz Autobiography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829979
eISBN:
9781496830029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829979.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the haunting autobiography of Art Pepper, one of the leading jazz saxophonists of the postwar period, reading it against recent work on Los Angeles’ Central Avenue and West ... More


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