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Jazz free pdf The featured articles in this volume provide an overview of jazz studies writings from the 1990s to the present day, and each text engages with issues that are central to the changing discourse of jazz in popular culture. The volume includes studies of specific scenes, artists and periods from jazz history, and also comments on broader aspects of musical discourse, from ontological considerations to the politics of canon formation, from issues of representation to international perspectives. The collection encourages readers to engage in comparative thinking and analysis, and contributions touch on a range of themes that will be of interest to scholars who situate jazz at the heart of popular music studies. It is a highly valuable resource for researchers, enthusiasts, teachers and students.

About Tony Whyton

Tony Whyton is Reader in Music in the School of Media, Music and Performance at the University of Salford. He is the author of Jazz Icons: Heroes, Myths and the Jazz Tradition, Cambridge University Press (2010) and the project leader for the HERA-funded research programme Rhythm Changes: Jazz Cultures and European Identities. Tony was the founding editor of the interdisciplinary journal The Source: Challenging Jazz Criticism and co-edits the internationally peer-reviewed Jazz Research Journal. Simon Frith, Bruce Johnson, Gary Tomlinson, Lee B. Brown, Scott DeVeaux, David Borgo, Sherrie Tucker, Laurie Stras, Brian Priestley, David Horn, Robert Walser, Alan Stanbridge, Ingrid Monson, Peter Elsdon, Tony Whyton, David Ake, Bruce Boyd Raeburn, Catherine Parsonage, Jeffrey H. Jackson, E. Taylor Atkins, Christopher Ballantine Tim Wall, Paul Long.

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Author : Tony Whyton
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 28 August 2011
ISBN : 0754629511
EAN : 9780754629511
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 544 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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