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Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

The attacking of the Pearl Harbor by the Japanese resulted in a war and unrest. It was this time that Clark Terry decided to go back to St. Louis. To earn some money, he took a gig at the Southern ... More


Len Bowden

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

The attack on Pearl Harbor resulted in war and disruption. The penniless Clark Terry decided to go back to his sister's house. It was during this time that Clark came to know about Len Bowden's band ... More


Tempting Offers

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter, Clark Terry shares his experience of being offered tempting offers for jobs for various gigs and bands. It was in 1946 that Clark got scouted by Louis Jordan for his band. He had a ... More


Norman Granz

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0038
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter, Clark describes his association with Norman Granz. Norman was one of the most important people in the world of jazz. While Clark was with Duke Ellington's band, Norman Granz booked ... More


Career Pathways: From School to Retirement

Jerry W. Hedge and Gary W. Carter (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190907785
eISBN:
9780190095475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907785.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Numerous transformations have taken place in the workplace during the past several decades, combining to produce a dramatically different career landscape for individuals, educators, and ... More


Work, Play, Risk

Lee Anne Fennell

in Slices and Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Law and Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226650265
eISBN:
9780226650432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226650432.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 7 explores how new business models that slice time, effort, attention, and risk in unprecedented ways are changing how people work and play. The gig economy represents one manifestation of ... More


Labour market statistics

Paul Bivand

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The chapter begins by identifying the theoretical roots of labour market concepts, notably the Phillips Curve relating unemployment and inflation. It then presents the definitions of “employment” and ... More


Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy

Jeremias Prassl

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198797012
eISBN:
9780191859458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797012.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The rise of the gig economy is disrupting business models across the globe. Platforms’ digital work intermediation has had a profound impact on traditional conceptions of the employment relationship. ... More


First Road Gig

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter, Clark Terry describes the part of his story before he graduated from high school. It was just two months before his march across the stage at commencement as salutatorian of his ... More


George Hudson

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter, Clark shares his experience of how he lost all his earnings from the naval band, in gambling. As a result he had to head back to St. Louis, and he was determined not to go empty ... More


Norman's Battles

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0039
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter, Clark Terry describes his experience while on a tour in Germany. Norman Granz was good at taking care of business when it came to serious problems and that's what he did when the ... More


Keep on Keepin' On

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0053
Subject:
Music, History, American

The death of Duke Ellington, his wife, and troubles with family, were all hard to bear for Clark Terry. Clark stayed with his music, recorded more albums, played more concerts, and did more ... More


New Love

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0054
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter, Clark shares his experience of meeting a lady much after his wife, Pauline's death. It was 1990 and Clark had been gigging hard. It was during one of his gigs that he came to know ... More


Through the Storm

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0056
Subject:
Music, History, American

It was in 1991 that Clark's backache became unbearable. He was struggling, but kept going. Apart from concert gigs, he did several recordings. After several days of tests, he ended up in spinal ... More


Introduction

Jeremias Prassl

in Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198797012
eISBN:
9780191859458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797012.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The Introduction outlines the main topics covered in this book which looks in depth at work in the gig economy across the world: its opportunities, its problems, and its wider implications. It then ... More


Work on Demand

Jeremias Prassl

in Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198797012
eISBN:
9780191859458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797012.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores how the gig economy works. It looks at some of the most important platforms and illustrates their central role in shaping transactions between consumers and workers. Digital ... More


Doublespeak

Jeremias Prassl

in Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198797012
eISBN:
9780191859458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797012.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter turns to linguistic matters. It explores how, despite their focus on commercial labour intermediation, platforms were originally cast in a different light, operating under the mantle of ... More


The Intimate Work of Connection

Nancy K. Baym

in Playing to the Crowd: Musicians, Audiences, and the Intimate Work of Connection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479896165
eISBN:
9781479815357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896165.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introduction lays out the main argument of the book, that musicians are pressured into creating personal relationships with audiences through social media in order to stay economically viable. ... More


Workers on tap but income drying up? The potential implications for incomes and social protection of the ‘gig economy’

Lee Gregory

in Social Policy Review 29: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336211
eISBN:
9781447336235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336211.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the issues on labour market and the tax and benefit system, focusing in particular on the rise of the so-called ‘on-demand economy’ or ‘gig economy’. Encompassing the image of ... More


Validating Herbert Hall’s Contention: Paul Barnes’s Gig Book

Christopher Wilkinson

in Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031687
eISBN:
9781617031694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031687.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter provides evidence to jazz musician Herbert Hall’s claim that all jazz bands were going through West Virginia in the 1930s because the mines were in operation and everyone was employed. ... More


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