Artistic research in jazz : positions, theories, methods /

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Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group,, New York, United States, p.1 online resource (2021)



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(OCoLC)fst00968306, (OCoLC)fst00982165, (OCoLC)fst00982179, (OCoLC)fst01030893, (OCoLC)fst01751455, aat, bisacsh, fast, History and criticism., Improvisation (Music), Improvisation (Musique), Instruction and study., Jazz, Jazz., MUSIC / General, Musicologie., Musicology., Philosophie et esthétique., Philosophy and aesthetics.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Artistic Research in Jazz : An Introduction / Michael Kahr -- Part I. Improvisation, Theory and History. Improvising Artistic Research / Marcel Cobussen ; Improvising Touch : Musical Improvisation Considered as a Tactile Practice / Vincent Meelberg ; Mapping Jazz's Affect : Implications for Music Theory and Analysis / Chris Stover ; Artistic Research in Jazz : Historical Contexts / Michael Kahr -- Part II. Institutional and Pedagogical Considerations. Wordplay : Negotiating the Conservatory "Culture Clash" / Petter Frost Fadnes ; The Lessons of Jazz : What We Teach When We Teach Jazz in College / Tracy McMullen ; It Don't Mean a Thing Without My Web Fan Base Thing : A Dance of Cultural Relevancy in Jazz Education Culture Today / William C. Banfield -- Part III. Specific Projects. Silent Groove, Frames and Applied Improvisation in Miles Davis' "Shhh/Peaceful" and austraLYSIS' "Silent Waves" : Practice-led Research Beckons to Research-led Practice / Roger T. Dean ; Analysis and Observations of Pre-learnt and Idiosyncratic Elements in Improvisation : A Methodology for Artistic Research in Jazz / Robert L. Burke ; Articulating Musical Practice and Research : Notes on a South African Recording Project / Marc Duby ; Embodied Hope : An Empathically Creative Approach to Contemporary Jazz / Andrew Bain."This book presents the recent positions, theories, and methods of artistic research in jazz, inviting readers to critically engage in and establish a sustained discourse regarding the theoretical, methodological, and analytic perspectives in the field of artistic practice-as-research. This edited collection presents an in-depth discourse on shared and specific approaches to practice-as-research in jazz and popular music. A panel of eleven international contributors provide an understanding of the specificity of current practice in jazz and popular music, both improvisational and composed. The topics addressed throughout consider the cultural, institutional, epistemological, philosophical, ethical, and practical aspects of the discipline, as well as the influence of race, gender and politics. The book is structured in three parts: first, on topics related to improvisation, theory and history; second, on institutional and pedagogical positions; and third, on methodical approaches in four specific research projects conducted by the authors. In thinking outside established theoretical frameworks, this book invites further exploration and participation, and encourages practitioners, scholars, students and teachers at all academic levels to shape the future of jazz research collectively. It will be of interest to students in jazz and popular music studies, performance studies, improvisation studies, music philosophy, music aesthetics, and Western art music research"--Description based on print version record.