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Jazz/not jazz : the music and its boundaries / edited by David Ake, Charles Hiroshi Garrett, Daniel Goldmark
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  ML3506 .J465 2012    AVAILABLE
Gift from Dr. Susan C. Wineberg and Dr. Lars Bjorn, 2013
Subject(s) Jazz -- History and criticism
Jazz musicians
Physical Description ix, 301 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note "Roth Family Foundation music in America imprint"---Prelim. p
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Incorporation and distinction in jazz history and jazz historiography / Eric Porter -- Louis Armstrong loves Guy Lombardo / Elijah Wald -- The humor of jazz / Charles Hiroshi Garrett -- Creating boundaries in the virtual jazz community / Ken Prouty -- Latin Jazz, Afro-Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Cubob, Caribbean Jazz, Jazz Latin, or just...Jazz : the politics of locating an intercultural music / Christopher Washburne -- Jazz with strings : between jazz and the great American songbook / John Howland -- "Slightly left of center" : Atlantic Records and the problems of genre / Daniel Goldmark -- The praxis of composition-improvisation and the poetics of creative kinship / Tamar Barzel -- The sound of struggle : black revolutionary nationalism and Asian American jazz / Loren Kajikawa -- Voices from the jazz wilderness : locating Pacific Northwest vocal ensembles within jazz education / Jessica Bissett Perea -- Crossing the street : rethinking jazz education / David Ake -- Deconstructing the jazz tradition : the "subjectless subject" of new jazz studies / Sherrie Tucker
Summary "What is jazz? What is gained--and what is lost--when various communities close ranks around a particular definition of this quintessentially American music? Jazz/Not Jazz explores some of the musicians, concepts, places, and practices that, although deeply connected to established jazz institutions and aesthetics, have rarely appeared in traditional histories of the form. David Ake, Charles Hiroshi Garrett, and Daniel Goldmark have assembled a stellar group of writers to look beyond the canon of acknowledged jazz greats and address some of the big questions facing jazz today. More than just a history of jazz and its performers, this collections seeks out those people and pieces missing from the established narratives to explore what they can tell us about the way jazz has been defined and its history has been told."--p. [4] of cover
NOTE 519029
Gift from Dr. Susan C. Wineberg and Dr. Lars Bjorn, 2013
Series Roth Family Foundation music in America imprint
Alternate Author Ake, David Andrew, 1961-
Garrett, Charles Hiroshi, 1966-
Goldmark, Daniel
Library donation, 2013

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