The Resource What is this thing called jazz? : African American musicians as artists, critics, and activists, Eric Porter

What is this thing called jazz? : African American musicians as artists, critics, and activists, Eric Porter

Label
What is this thing called jazz? : African American musicians as artists, critics, and activists
Title
What is this thing called jazz?
Title remainder
African American musicians as artists, critics, and activists
Statement of responsibility
Eric Porter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Porter, Eric
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3508
LC item number
.P67 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Music of the African diaspora
Series volume
6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz
  • African American jazz musicians
  • African Americans
Label
What is this thing called jazz? : African American musicians as artists, critics, and activists, Eric Porter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-382) and index
Contents
A marvel of paradox : jazz and African American modernity -- Dizzy atmosphere : the challenge of bebop -- Passions of a man : the poetics and politics of Charles Mingus -- Straight ahead : Abbey Lincoln and the challenge of jazz singing -- Practicing "creative music" : the black arts imperative in the jazz community -- Writing "creative music" : theorizing the art and politics of improvisation -- The majesty of the blues : Wynton Marsalis's jazz canon
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 404 p.
Isbn
9780520232969
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20010444 08
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)48153567
Label
What is this thing called jazz? : African American musicians as artists, critics, and activists, Eric Porter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-382) and index
Contents
A marvel of paradox : jazz and African American modernity -- Dizzy atmosphere : the challenge of bebop -- Passions of a man : the poetics and politics of Charles Mingus -- Straight ahead : Abbey Lincoln and the challenge of jazz singing -- Practicing "creative music" : the black arts imperative in the jazz community -- Writing "creative music" : theorizing the art and politics of improvisation -- The majesty of the blues : Wynton Marsalis's jazz canon
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 404 p.
Isbn
9780520232969
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20010444 08
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)48153567

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