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Introduction: Jazz Composition and Parker as Jazz Composer

Henry Martin

in Charlie Parker, Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190923389
eISBN:
9780190923419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923389.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The introduction begins with a discussion of the nature of jazz composition, advancing the view that improvisations can sometimes become compositions. The concept of an authoritative recording is ... More


Things Change: The Music

in “Do You Know …?”: The Jazz Repertoire in Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226239217
eISBN:
9780226239224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239224.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

The places players play in shape the content of what is played, but they do not determine the contents of anyone's individual repertoire. Two bodies of material make up the major components of what ... More


The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

Keith Waters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195393835
eISBN:
9780190268046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393835.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The influence of Miles Davis's “second great quintet, ” consisting of Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams continues to resonate. Jazz musicians, historians, and ... More


Carl Van Vechten: “George Gershwin, an Amencan Composer Who is Writing Notable Music in the Jazz Idiom” (1925)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of music critic Carl Van Vechten's article which was published in the March 25, 1925, issue of Vanity Fair about the jazz composition of George Gershwin. In this ... More


Charlie Parker, Composer

Henry Martin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190923389
eISBN:
9780190923419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923389.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Charlie Parker, Composer is the first assessment of a major jazz composer’s oeuvre in its entirety. Providing analytical discussion of each of Parker’s works, this study combines music-theoretical, ... More


Rearranging Concert Jazz: Duke Ellington and Rhapsody in Blue

Ryan Raul Bañagale

in Arranging Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue and the Creation of an American Icon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199978373
eISBN:
9780190201418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199978373.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Several Rhapsody in Blue arrangements performed by Duke Ellington over the course of his career form the focus of this chapter. These include a recorded version released in 1963 (prepared by Billy ... More


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