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A history of jazz in America

by Barry Ulanov

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Published by Viking in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jazz,
  • Geschichte

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarry Ulanov
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 382 S.
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26335226M
    OCLC/WorldCa313358510

    The Evolution of Jazz in America is an introduction to the historical, theoretical, and critical elements of Jazz, combined with direct experience with creation. Books, encyclopedias and dictionaries, magazine articles, CDs, films will be accepted. Jazz: A History of America's Music by Ward/ Burns. Music in the New World by Charles Hamm. But ragtime also had advocates--its composers, practitioners, and admirers. Of latter, Rudi Blesh was greatly responsible for re-popularizing ragtime. Blesh, a student of art, architecture, and early jazz, came to New York from Berkeley, California, in , while writing a book about the history of jazz.

      Reggie Nadelson's top 10 jazz books and changed music, and America, forever. 4. This is an oral history of jazz published in , in which a huge range of .   The story of jazz music is a story of movement, a story of migration, and most importantly, a story of place. By following the trails left throughout jazz’s history, we can see how the art form became what it is today.

    1. Jazz ─ History and criticism. I. Title. MLGS4 '09 ─ dc21 All photographs in this book are courtesy of The Frank Driggs Collection. 7 9 10 8 6 Printed in the United States of America on acid-free paper for my wife, TaraFile Size: 1MB. Jazz was likewise rooted in Southern African American music, yet it was a band of white musicians, billing themselves as the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, who first recorded jazz music. By the s, "jazz" was being played around the country by both African American and white bands and eventually became the sound we associate with the Roaring.


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