New Orleans Style and the Writing of American Jazz History

New Orleans Style and the Writing of American Jazz History

by Bruce Boyd Raeburn
     
 

New Orleans Style tells the tale of the recognition of New Orleans jazz as a discrete style and how that recognition affected the writing of American jazz history. See more details below

Overview

New Orleans Style tells the tale of the recognition of New Orleans jazz as a discrete style and how that recognition affected the writing of American jazz history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472033218
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
02/13/2009
Series:
Jazz Perspectives Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 Hot Threshold: A Leftist Writer and the Righteous Cause 23

2 Discovering New Orleans Style: The Writers of the Wax Wing 38

3 A Declaration of Independents: Noncommercial Music and Collector Discology 81

4 Reviving New Orleans Style: What Did Bunk and Ory Say? 111

5 Jazz Schism: The Perils of Intellectualization 142

6 Let the Foul Air Out: The Fun Faction Asserts Itself 182

7 The City That Care Forgot Remembers: The Apotheosis of Jazz in New Orleans 217

Epilogue 259

Notes 261

Bibliography 323

Index 327

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