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Is Jazz Dead? free pdf "Is Jazz Dead?" examines the state of jazz in America at the turn of the twenty-first century- a time when musicians themselves are returning to New Orleans, Swing, and Bebop styles, while the work of the '60s avant-garde and even '70s and '80s jazz-rock is roundly ignored. Stuart Nicholson's thought-provoking book offers an analysis of the American scene, how it came to be so stagnant, and what it can do to create a new level of creativity. Potentially controversial among jazz purists and musicians- it will, however, generate discussion about how jazz should grow now that it has become a recognized part of American musical history. "Is Jazz Dead?" dares to ask the question on all jazz fan's minds: can jazz survive as a living medium? And, if so, how?

About Stuart Nicholson

Stuart Nicholson is an award-winning author of several best-selling books on jazz, including Reminiscing in Tempo: A Portrait of Duke Ellington , Jazz-Rock: A History , Billie Holiday: A Biography , and Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography . He writes regularly for leading US and European newspapers and jazz journals. He lives in England.

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Author : Stuart Nicholson
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 27 October 2005
ISBN : 0415967082
EAN : 9780415967082
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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