ISBN-10:
0521000394
ISBN-13:
2900521000399
Pub. Date:
08/28/2011
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Rise of a Jazz Art World / Edition 1

Rise of a Jazz Art World / Edition 1

by Paul Lopes
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ISBN-13: 2900521000399
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Paul Lopes is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Tufts University, Massachusetts. He was Director of the Communications and Media Studies Program at Tufts from 1994 to 2001. He also is a saxophonist who has played in jazz, reggae and rock groups.

Table of Contents

Introduction: the quest for cultural legitimacy; 1. Before the jazz age: professional musicians and good music; 2. The jazz age: professional musicians and the cultivated vernacular; 3. The swing craze: professional musicians, swing music and the art of improvisation; 4. The rise of a jazz art world: jazz enthusiasts, professional musicians and the modernist revolt; 5. The new jazz age: the jazz art world and the modern jazz renaissance; Conclusion: the jazz art world and American culture.

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