New PDF release: Annual Review of Jazz Studies 14

By Evan Spring,George Bassett,Edward Berger,Henry Martin,Dan Morgenstern

The Annual evaluate of Jazz Studies (ARJS) is a magazine supplying a discussion board for the ever increasing variety and intensity of jazz scholarship, from technical analyses to oral historical past to cultural interpretation. Addressed to experts and fanatics alike, all volumes comprise characteristic articles, booklet experiences, and unpublished photos. This 14th factor includes 4 exciting articles that to a point contravene accredited precepts of jazz orthodoxy.

John Howland lines the relationship among Duke Ellington's prolonged works and the "symphonic jazz" version of the Nineteen Twenties as exemplified via Paul Whiteman and his leader arranger, Ferde Grofé. Horace J. Maxile Jr. takes an unfashionably extensive viewpoint of Charles Mingus's "Ecclusiastics," utilising fresh advancements in cultural thought in addition to the formal instruments of conventional song conception. Brian Priestley's exploration of the binds among Charlie Parker and well known song demanding situations the canonical depiction of Parker as a lone progressive genius, in its place underscoring the saxophonist's ties to the preferred tune of his time. eventually, John Wriggle offers an in depth exam of the lifestyles and paintings of arranger Chappie Willet, an unsung hero of the Swing period. The booklet stories disguise a cross-section of the burgeoning jazz literature, and Vincent Pelote has back compiled an inventory of books acquired on the Institute of Jazz Studies.

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