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Toward a Blues Aesthetic

Travis A. Jackson

in Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270442
eISBN:
9780520951921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270442.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines some of the meanings that emerge from jazz performance based on statements by musicians regarding their approaches to musical events and their interpretation and evaluation. ... More


In the Studio and on Stage

Travis A. Jackson

in Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270442
eISBN:
9780520951921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270442.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

The framings discussed in the previous chapters foreground the importance of attending to the details of a specific musical event via its nesting in successive frames—a scene, a blues aesthetic, ... More


Jazz Performance as Ritualized Activity

Travis A. Jackson

in Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270442
eISBN:
9780520951921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270442.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter argues that discourses on race and culture as well as history and memory work with a blues aesthetic to frame jazz performance as a spiritually oriented ritualized activity. Whether one ... More


Emancipating Faulkner: Reading Go Down, Moses and Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing

Sherita L. Johnson

in Faulkner and Slavery

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834409
eISBN:
9781496834447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834409.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Enslaved African Americans and their descendants live in the webbed narrative of William Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses. However, the author’s representation of the enslaved—and the “curse” of slavery ... More


Afro-modernism and Music: On Science, Community, and Magic in the Black Avant-Garde (by Guthrie Ramsey Jr.)

Samuel A. Floyd

in The Transformation of Black Music: The rhythms, the songs, and the ships of the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780195307245
eISBN:
9780190651305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307245.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

The creative impulses of midcentury jazz musicians are explored as new stylistic trends disrupted expectations and transcended preconceived notions of jazz. Contemporary composers and academicians ... More


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