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Sociological Congruence and Record Company Comparative Advantage

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/9780691150888.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines why the firms that introduced a type of recorded jazz that was successful switched to champion another type of jazz that was less successful. Using both qualitative historical ... More


The Puzzle of Geographical Disconnectedness

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/9780691150888.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explains why it matters that jazz was produced in sixty-seven cities worldwide. That is, jazz up to 1933 was primarily recorded in a small set of cities, including Chicago, London, and ... More


The Sociological Congruence of Record Company Deception1

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/9780691150888.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the sociological congruence of record company deception. It explores deception through the lens of organizational role identities, where role identities are a function of when ... More


Sociological Congruence and the Shaping of Recorded Jazz

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/9780691150888.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This introductory chapter explains that the book examines the early years of the market for jazz in order to understand why some tunes had long-term appeal while others did not, and how the market ... More


Further Exploring the Salience of Geography

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/9780691150888.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines why there seems to be a disproportionate advantage for jazz recordings that emerged from more disconnected cities than when compared to the more central cities like New York. ... More


The Sociological Congruence of Identity Sequences and Adoption Narratives1

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/9780691150888.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the sociological congruence of identity sequences and adoption narratives of cultural products, with a particular focus on the identities of the individual jazz recordings and ... More


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

Damon J. Phillips

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150888
eISBN:
9781400846481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150888.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

There are over a million jazz recordings, but only a few hundred tunes have been recorded repeatedly. Why did a minority of songs become jazz standards? Why do some songs—and not others—get ... More


A Personal View of the Music

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/9780520213609.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the colorful history of jazz. It pieces together the origins of great jazz recordings, hit songs, and important performances. Next, it takes a look at some of the popular jazz ... More


From Reification to Deification: A Love Supreme and the Canonization of Jazz

Tony Whyton

in Beyond A Love Supreme: John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199733231
eISBN:
9780190268121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733231.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the symbolic importance of A Love Supreme within the canon of seminal jazz recordings. It discusses the reification of jazz and the ritualistic value instilled in A Love Supreme ... More


Chapter 1

Peter Elsdon

in Keith Jarrett's The Koln Concert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199779253
eISBN:
9780190268244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199779253.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter considers the importance of Europe in Jarrett's career, particularly in the development of his solo playing, and the manner in which that mode of performance was formulated during the ... More


“Twenty Years of Jazz”

Catherine Tackley

in Benny Goodman's Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195398304
eISBN:
9780190268077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398304.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter initially looks at the Original Dixieland Jazz Band (ODJB), which is widely recognized for creating the first jazz recordings. ODJB’s “Sensation Rag” was also performed at Carnegie Hall, ... More


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