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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


Collected Bird

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/9780195083491.003.0039
Subject:
Music, Popular

The title of the collected Ko-Ko date on a new Savoy LP is simply “Charlie Parker” but the music represents, of course, the way it should be done. John Mehegan's terse notes were excellent. He began ... More


Daddy Butch

Terry Chester Shulman

in Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Helene leaves Mussie and comes home. Dolores grows closer to Dr. Vruwink, who her children call Daddy Butch. Before they can marry, he’ll have to divorce his wife Laura. With Jack’s support payments ... More


Five Seconds of Fame: Custom Phone Ringtones (Advanced)

Martin Emo

in The Music Technology Cookbook: Ready-Made Recipes for the Classroom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197523889
eISBN:
9780197523926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197523889.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Smartphones are seemingly everywhere but the variety of ring and alert tones used are often limited to a standard number of preset options. New tones can be purchased from commercial websites but it ... More


‘The Appeals of the Orient’: Colonized Desire and the War of the Riff

Nathaniel Berman

in Gender and Human Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260911
eISBN:
9780191698699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260911.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

‘The Appeals of the Orient’— in the February 1925 issue of the literary journal entitled Les Cahiers du Mois— summarized more than 100 responses to a questionnaire that was intended for various ... More


32-Bar Rhythm Changes Compositions

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/9780190923389.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 2 begins with an overview of Parker’s fully composed 32-bar rhythm changes compositions. Parker is strongly associated with improvising on rhythm changes (the chord changes of “I Got Rhythm,” ... More


Riff Blues

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/9780190923389.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 8 studies the Parker-composed blues that are based on riffs. There are surprisingly few of these as compared to through-composed blues: only ten, and of these two are early pieces: “Hootie ... More


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