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Sociological Congruence and the Puzzle of Early German Jazz: with Gregory J. Liegel

Damon J. Phillips

in Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150888
eISBN:
9781400846481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150888.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines why the long-run appeal of jazz music worldwide was related to the city of origin's network position with the exception of Berlin in what was then Weimar Germany. Between 1923 ... More


Pulling It Together and Stretching It Beyond

Damon J. Phillips

in Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150888
eISBN:
9781400846481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150888.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book has shown which tunes had disproportionate long-run appeal based on social congruence, which gave a dynamic structure to jazz as a market category. In particular, it has examined the role ... More


Modernism, Race, and Aesthetics

INGRID MONSON

in Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195128253
eISBN:
9780199864492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128253.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter offers a framework for moving beyond the familiar standoff between blackness and colorblindness through a particular version of social constructionism. The aesthetic contest between the ... More


Tap Happenings: (Sixties)

Constance Valis Hill

in Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195390827
eISBN:
9780199863563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390827.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American, Dance

This chapter begins with the tap challenge between Earl “Groundhog” Basie and Chuck Green at the Village Gate, in which drummer Max Roach ousted Jo Jones from the drums as the tap dancers copied and ... More


Introduction

INGRID MONSON

in Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195128253
eISBN:
9780199864492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128253.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the purpose of the book, which focuses the arguments and debates that defined the scope of jazz as an aesthetic practice, a social community, and ... More


Aesthetic Agency, Self-Determination, and the Spiritual Quest

INGRID MONSON

in Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195128253
eISBN:
9780199864492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128253.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The commitment to an intellectual engagement with the materials of music, that is, to theorizing improvisation, seems to have been a central preoccupation of many of the key innovators in jazz. There ... More


The New York Jazz Scene in the 1990s

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/9780520270442.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the contours of the New York jazz scene in the 1990s. Building on the previous discussions of history, memory, race, culture, and practices, on one hand, and spatiality, on the ... More


Jim Crow, Economics, and the Politics of Musicianship

INGRID MONSON

in Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195128253
eISBN:
9780199864492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128253.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter begins with a discussion of the segregation of the music business until the mid-1960s. It then looks at the development of a pro-integration discourse in the jazz world that mobilized ... More


Jazz Dance from Emancipation to 1970

Jill Flanders Crosby and Michèle Moss

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

The history of jazz dance is intimately tied to the history of jazz music. Collectively, as jazz expression with common histories and shared aesthetic characteristics, their entwined history from ... More


“Those Frenchmen Got a Hellova Nerve”: 1926–44

Bruce D. Epperson

in More Important Than the Music: A History of Jazz Discography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226067537
eISBN:
9780226067674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226067674.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes notable discographies and discographers from 1926–44. These include R. D. Darrell, possibly the first person to compile a freestanding discographic article; Melody Maker, a new ... More


Activism and Fund-Raising from Birmingham to Black Power

INGRID MONSON

in Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195128253
eISBN:
9780199864492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128253.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Black music, like Black Power, took on multivalent meanings as artists and audiences claimed the symbolic power of jazz for their particular purposes. Within the jazz world, the debate over ... More


Coda

INGRID MONSON

in Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195128253
eISBN:
9780199864492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128253.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that systemic racial practices in the music industry created enormous differences in the lives of black and white musicians ... More


Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This multi-author textbook provides an in-depth look at the rich and varied history of jazz dance, from its African roots in early American society until today. The book is divided into six main ... More


Jazz Diplomacy at Home and Abroad, 1954–1957

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

As anti-Communist fervor intensified in the mid-1950s due to the pervasive tyranny of the Soviet Union, racial oppression in America persisted despite efforts to buttress the image of American ... More


The saxophone in jazz

Stephen Cottrell

in The Saxophone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100419
eISBN:
9780300190953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100419.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter takes a look at the impact and influence that the saxophone had on jazz music. It first explores the period of early jazz, and how this genre of music sprung forth within the culture and ... More


Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Lisa E. Davenport

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Jazz as an instrument of global diplomacy transformed superpower relations in the Cold War era and reshaped democracy’s image worldwide. This book tells the story of America’s program of jazz ... More


Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0031
Subject:
Music, Popular

The collaboration of Art Blakey and Thelonius Monk during the 1950s is considered one of the most memorable events in jazz music. Some of Blakey's early records were made with Thelonius Monk and the ... More


Jazz Means Freedom, 1957–1960

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Little Rock, Arkansas, was the site of a school desegregation crisis that set off a chain of events at home and abroad, dramatically altering the course of jazz diplomacy and ushering in a new phase ... More


Jazz Dance as American Export in France and the United Kingdom

Sheron Wray

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0030
Subject:
Music, Dance

American forms of entertainment including dance impacted the European landscape in parallel with its spreading popularity in the United States. Blackface minstrelsy graced stages in Europe in the ... More


Music at concerts:: jazz

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0034
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Within jazz music, prominence is usually given to the individual musicians — their image, skill, and expression — to a greater degree than is the case with classical music. Which musical pieces are ... More


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