Bebop To Cool

Bebop To Cool

by Eddie Meadows

Hardcover(New Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313300714
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/2003
Series: Jazz Companions Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

EDDIE S. MEADOWS is Professor of Music and Graduate Advisor in the School of Music and Dance at San Diego State University. Specializing in African-American music, particularly jazz, his publications include Jazz Reference and Research Materials, Jazz Research and Performance Materials: A Select Annotated Bibliography, and, as co-editor, California Soul: Music of African Americans in the West.

Table of Contents


New Thoughts, New Directions

Sociocultural Context


Musical Appropriation

The Transformation to Bebop

Bebop: Articulating Language and Identity

Playing Bebop

General Musical Characteristics of Bebop

Bebop Scales

The Musical Language of Dizzy Gillespie

The Musical Language of Charles Parker

The Musical Language of Thelonious Monk

Cool: Articulating Language and Identity

Cool Jazz

The Musical Language of Miles Davis

The Musical Language of Stan Getz

The Musical Language of Lennie Tristano


Appendix: Transcriptions Discussed in the Book




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