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Jazz in American Culture

Peter Townsend - Jazz - 2000 - 193 pages
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Pearl Harbor Jazz: Changes in Popular Music in the Early 1940s

Peter Townsend - History - 2009 - 256 pages
This book is a study of a crucial period in the life of American jazz and popular music. Pearl Harbor Jazz analyses the changes in the world of the professional musician ...
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Jazz in American Culture

Burton W. Peretti - Music - 1998 - 208 pages
This history of jazz, spanning the twentieth century, is the first to place it within the broad context of American culture. Burton Peretti argues persuasively that this ...
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The Language of Jazz

Neil Powell - Music - 2000 - 151 pages
The word "jazz" did not appear in print until around 1915 and was only grudgingly admitted into polite discourse.The Language of Jazzexplores the vocabulary that has grown up ...
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Blue: The Murder of Jazz

Eric Nisenson - Music - 1999 - 262 pages
Explores the modern era of jazz and presents the factors that are hurting this special art form in relation to its original style of the past. Reprint.
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Annual Review of Jazz Studies 11, 2000-2001

Edward Berger, David Cayer, Henry Martin, Dan Morgenstern - Music - 2002 - 299 pages
Continuing the rich tradition, this latest Annual is particularly impressive. The articles in this volume present important technical analyses of four major figures: Booker ...
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The Contradictions of Jazz

Paul Rinzler - Music - 2008 - 226 pages
In The Contradictions of Jazz, Paul Rinzler takes a new approach to jazz aesthetics and theory by exploring four pairs of opposites present in jazz: individualism and ...
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Duel of Eagles

Peter Townsend - History - 2000 - 455 pages
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Responses to Poverty: Lessons from Europe

Robert Walker, Roger Lawson - Social Science - 1984 - 337 pages
This book brings together detailed studies of social policies in five countries--France, West Germany. The Netherlands, Denmark, and Great Britain. Among issues addressed are ...
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