Blowin' the Blues Away

Blowin' the Blues Away

Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

eBook - 2012
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New York City has always been a mecca in the history of jazz, and in many ways the city's jazz scene is more important now than ever before. Blowin' the Blues Away examines how jazz has thrived in New York following its popular resurgence in the 1980s. Using interviews, in-person observation, and analysis of live and recorded events, ethnomusicologist Travis A. Jackson explores both the ways in which various participants in the New York City jazz scene interpret and evaluate performance, and the criteria on which those interpretations and evaluations are based. Through the notes and words of i.
Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley : 2012
ISBN: 9780520951921
0520951921
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (318 pages)

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