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“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


Introduction

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/9780520213609.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter relates the author's experience of becoming a jazz writer. It shows how an owner of a housewares business was able to break into the field of jazz writing, and narrates how ... More


Arranging for School Jazz Ensembles

Matthew Clauhs

in Teaching School Jazz: Perspectives, Principles, and Strategies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190462574
eISBN:
9780190462611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462574.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, American

School music teachers have a unique opportunity to cultivate creativity, yet teachers often report spending little time on composing, improvising, and arranging music. This chapter demystifies the ... More


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