The Routledge companion to jazz studies

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New York, NY : Routledge,, United States, p.xxxi, 481 pages : (2019)

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(DE-588)4028532-7, (OCoLC)fst00982165, (OCoLC)fst00982175, fast, gnd, Historiography., History and criticism., Jazz, Jazz.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Preface / Nicholas Gebhardt, Nichole Rustin-Paschal, and Tony Whyton -- Part I, Historical perspectives. Wilkie's story : dominant histories, hidden musicians, and cosmopolitan connections in jazz / Tony Whyton. Diasporic jazz / Bruce Johnson. I like to recognize the tune : Interrupting jazz and musical theater histories / Julianne Lindberg. "That ain't no Creole, it's a ...!" : masquerade, marketing, and shapeshifting race in early New Orleans jazz / Bruce Boyd Raeburn. Jazz education : historical and critical perspectives / Ken Prouty. Swan songs : jazz, death and famous last concerts / Walter van de Leur. Jazz on radio / Tim Wall -- Part II, Methodologies. After Wynton : narrating jazz in the postneotraditional era / David Ake. Jazz and the material turn / Floris Schuiling. Jazz meets pop in the United Kingdom / Catherine Tackley. On Billboard, Isaac Hayes, and the "swinging relationship" between jazz and its popular music cousins, 1950-1973 / John Howland. "Wacky post-Fluxus revolutionary mixed media shenanigans" : rethinking jazz and jazz studies through Jason Moran's multimedia performance / John Gennari. Conceptualizing jazz as a cultural practice in Soviet Estonia / Heli Reimann. And then I don't feel so bad : jazz, sentimentality, and popular song / Alan Stanbridge -- Part III, Core issues and topics. Space and place in jazz / Andrew Berish. Time in jazz / Mark Dorfman. Jazz and disability / George McKay. Race in the new jazz studies / Patrick Burke. The vocalized tone / Tom Perchard. Jazz and the recording process / Ben Bierman. Figuring improvisation / Peter Elsdon. Listening for empire in transnational jazz studies / Frederick J. Schenker -- Part IV, Individuals, collectives and communities. New Orleans, the "Creole concept," and jazz / Wolfram Knauer. Sitting in and subbing out : the gig economy of 1960s New York / Marian Jago. George Lewis's Voyager / Paul Steinbeck. Quiet about it : jazz in Japan / Michael Pronko. Performing improvisation : Bill Evans and Jean-Yves Thibaudet / Deborah Mawer. Bossa nova and beyond : the jazz as symbol of Brazilian-ness / Eduardo Vincente. Individuals, collectives, and communities : festivals and festivalization : the shaping influence of a jazz institution / Scott Currie -- Part V, Politics, discourse and ideology. The birth of jazz diplomacy : American jazz in Italy, 1945-1963 / Anna Harwell Calenza. Jazzing for a better future : South Africa and beyond / Christopher Ballantine. Eric Hobsbawn / Roger Fagge. Jazz at the crossroads of art and popular music discourses in the 1960s / David Brackett. The rhetoric of jazz / Gregory Clark. Unfinalizable : dialogue and self-expression in jazz / Charles Hersch. Improvisation : what is it good for? / Raymond MacDonald and Graeme Wilson. Friends and neighbors : jazz and everyday aesthetics / Nicholas Gebhardt -- Part VI, New directions and debates. "The reason I play the way I do is" : jazzmen, emotion, and creating in jazz / Nichole Rustin-Paschal. The art of improvisation in the age of computational participation / David Borgo. Renaissance or afterlife? : nostalgia in the new jazz films / Björn Heile. Comics as criticism : Harvey Pekar, jazz writer / Nicolas Pillai. Free spirits : the performativity of free improvisation / Petter Frost Fadnes. My jazz world : the rise and fall of a digital Utopia / Simon Barber. Writing the jazz life / Krin Gabbard.