A New History of Jazz: Revised and Updated Edition / Edition 2

A New History of Jazz: Revised and Updated Edition / Edition 2

by Alyn Shipton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826417892

ISBN-13: 9780826417893

Pub. Date: 02/15/2007

Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group

In this major update of the acclaimed and award-winning jazz history, Alyn Shipton challenges many of the assumptions that surround the birth and growth of jazz music.  See more details below

Overview

In this major update of the acclaimed and award-winning jazz history, Alyn Shipton challenges many of the assumptions that surround the birth and growth of jazz music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826417893
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/15/2007
Edition description:
Revised and Updated Edition
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgement
Introduction: Rethinking Jazz History1
Pt. IOrigins
1Precursors15
2Classic Jazz72
3Piano Jazz: Stride and Boogie-Woogie169
4The Rise of the Big Bands201
5International Jazz to World War II358
Pt. IIFrom Swing to Bop
6Small Groups in Transition403
7The Birth of Bebop437
8Big-Band Bebop512
9Dissemination545
10Jazz Singing to 1950572
11The New Orleans Revival and Mainstream Jazz607
Pt. IIIConsolidation of Bebop
12Early Miles Davis643
13Hard Bop and Soul-Jazz667
14Cool Jazz and the West Coast Movement690
15Big Bands in Transition717
Pt. IVNew Jazz
16Coltrane and Mingus739
17Free Jazz: Ornette Coleman and the "New Thing"773
18Politicization: The AACM and Other Organizations803
19Jazz as World Music830
20Jazz Fusions850
21Postmodern Jazz873
Notes888
Bibliography931
General Index941
Index of Titles963

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