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The Electric Folk Scene: A Sociocultural Portrayal

Britta Sweers

in Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195174786
eISBN:
9780199864348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174786.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This sociocultural analysis depicts the electric folk scene as a coherent, yet heterogeneous entity, shaped by continuous line-up changes. As the musical hybridity is also reflected in the ... More


Beyond the Ballroom

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

Although famous for its performances at the Roseland Ballroom and on recordings, Fletcher Henderson's band spent a good deal of time playing in other kinds of venues, such as theaters and on the ... More


Economic Ownership of Jazz

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

in Free Jazz/Black Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the impact of white appropriation and commercial interests on the evolution of jazz. They long contributed to the economic exploitation of black musicians and in imposing white ... More


Ornette Coleman’s Children: Comparisons and Contrasts Inside and Outside the Jazz Economy

Bob Gluck

in The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226180762
eISBN:
9780226303390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303390.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

A panoply of musical ideas connect Miles Davis’s “Lost” Quintet, Circle, and the Revolutionary Ensemble. Linking these three bands as “children” of Ornette Coleman goes against the oft-told story of ... More


Paying One's Dues: The Music Business, the City and Urban Regeneration

Sara Cohen

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the music business and how music was used to contribute on, and profit from, large-scale projects aimed at urban regeneration in Liverpool and its region during the 1980s and ... More


“Speed the Plough” and “Money Musk”: Knauff and the Dance Music Component of Early American Popular Music

Chris Goertzen

in George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814272
eISBN:
9781496814319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814272.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses George P. Knauff's music business. When versatile musician and entrepreneur Knauff heard a fiddler playing the Virginia Reels melodies for dancing at social events held at the ... More


Publishing Chamber Music: Archival Evidence for Chamber Music Production and Consumption

Marie Sumner Lott

in The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music: Composers, Consumers, Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039225
eISBN:
9780252097270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039225.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the institution of chamber music publishing by looking closely at three internationally significant publishers. In all three cases, publishers sought to balance their production ... More


I Learned a Lesson I’ll Never Forget

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study of Joe Davis’s career in the music industry and highlights the role of Davis in creating an industry that he would barely recognize today. It also ... More


Eubie Blake: Rags, Rhythm, and Race

Richard Carlin and Ken Bloom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190635930
eISBN:
9780190635961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635930.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The book tells the story of one of the key composers of 20th-century American popular song. Through his music, Eubie Blake rose from the slums of Baltimore to the heights of Broadway success. His ... More


Business and Politics: The Landscape

John Wriggle

in Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040405
eISBN:
9780252098826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040405.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter is an overview of the business and political landscape of Swing-Era jazz music. Music arranging was a steadily growing field in America during the 1930s and 1940s, when the job was ... More


Fandom’s Remix: Popular Music, Participation, and Sustainability

Timothy J. Cooley (ed.)

in Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042362
eISBN:
9780252051203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042362.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Environmentalists rarely talk about popular culture, associating it more with the excesses of “throwaway living” than with sustainability's custodial sensibilities. There is some truth to this ... More


Apollo Records and the Birth of Religious Pop

Mark Burford

in Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190634902
eISBN:
9780190634933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634902.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

Like Johnny Myers, Bess Berman, head of Apollo Records, was a decisive agent in the growth of Mahalia Jackson’s career who has remained shadowy in the historical record. An often contentious ... More


Southern Ewe Dance-Drumming: Challenges for Performers in Contemporary Ghanian Contexts

James Burns

in Sustainable Futures for Music Cultures: An Ecological Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190259075
eISBN:
9780190259105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190259075.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Ewe drummers face great challenges as they continue to practice their traditional arts within the context of modern society. The Ewe have great respect for their traditional belief system, which ... More


Loony Tunes, Schmaltzy Melodies

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter uses the example of Tin Pan Alley to illustrate how the vicissitudes of the music business closely tracked the development of copyright law, sometimes following changes in the law, and ... More


Grabbing the Pie and Biting the Apple

Roben Jones

in Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734010
eISBN:
9781604734027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734010.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the year 1967, which was a time for experimentation in the music business. In Memphis, the success of the records on which Chips Moman and Tommy Cogbill played had alerted the ... More


God Bless Our New President

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the business activities of Joe Davis in 1945. It explains that Davis has completed the official reorganization of his music business into Joe Davis Record Co. in January and ... More


. Images ~ 1966 ~

Nadine Cohodas

in Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872437
eISBN:
9781469602240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882740_cohodas.18
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Andy and the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)'s agreement that Nina would do six benefit concerts in the Northeast starting January 21, 1966, in Pittsburgh and concluding ... More


News from the Front

Jill Timmons

in The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199861323
eISBN:
9780190268336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861323.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines the importance of understanding the sense of purpose in music. These include: acquiring proficiency as a musician, developing an awareness of beauty and the magical, and ... More


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