Miles, Ornette, Cecil: Jazz Beyond Jazz

Miles, Ornette, Cecil: Jazz Beyond Jazz

by Howard Mandel, Mandel Howard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415967147

ISBN-13: 9780415967143

Pub. Date: 07/01/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and Cecil Taylor revolutionized music from the end of the twentieth century into the twenty-first, expanding on jazz traditions with distinctly new concepts of composition, improvisation, instrumentation, and performance. They remain figures of controversy due to their border-crossing processes. Miles, Ornette, Cecil is the

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Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and Cecil Taylor revolutionized music from the end of the twentieth century into the twenty-first, expanding on jazz traditions with distinctly new concepts of composition, improvisation, instrumentation, and performance. They remain figures of controversy due to their border-crossing processes. Miles, Ornette, Cecil is the first book to connect these three icons of the avant-garde, examining why they are lionized by some critics and reviled by others, while influencing musicians across such divides as genre, geography, and racial and ethnic backgrounds. Mandel offers fresh insights into their careers from interviews with all three artists and many of their significant collaborators, as well as a thorough overview of earlier interpretations of their work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415967143
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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