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The chronicle of jazz / Mervyn Cooke

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Author:
Cooke, Mervyn  Search this
Physical description:
272 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Chronology
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
Louisiana
New Orleans
United States
Date:
2013
20th century
Contents:
Introduction. A century of jazz -- 1895-1916 : Origins. 1895-1905 : Ragtime era begins ; 1906-9 : New Orleans : the musical melting pot ; 1910-13 : Impact of the blues ; 1914-16 : On the verge of jazz -- 1917-1929 : From New Orleans to the east coast. 1917 : All that jazz ; 1918 : Ragtime goes abroad ; 1919 : Jazz on tour ; 1920 : Branching out from Dixie ; 1921 : Striding ahead ; 1922 : King Oliver in Chicago ; 1923 : First flowering ; 1924 : Jazz in the concert hall ; 1925 : Satchmo ; 1926 : New virtuosity ; 1927-28 : Harlem, Chicago and Kansas City ; 1929 : Empress of the blues -- 1930-1945 : Swing. 1930-31 : Dance bands ; 1932 : Paris ; 1933 : Satchmo and the Duke in Europe ; 1934 : Stompin' at the Savoy ; 1935 : Kings of swing ; 1936 : Billie and Ella ; 1937 : Nazi ban ; 1938 : New respectability ; 1939 : War ; 1940 : Seeds of revolution ; 1941 : Enter Bird ; 1942 : Industrial action ; 1943 : Black, brown, and beige ; 1944 : All-American all-stars ; 1945 : Restless peace -- 1946-1958 : Style and idea. 1946-47 : Latin tinge ; 1948 : First jazz festival ; 1949 : Migration to France ; 1950 : Parker in Scandinavia ; 1951 : Modern jazz ; 1952 : West coast travels east ; 1953 : Reviving the big bands ; 1954 : East and west ; 1955 : Disaster at Birdland ; 1956 : Ellington at Newport ; 1957 : Cinema and third stream ; 1958 : Jazz Messengers -- 1959-1969 : Birth of modern jazz. 1959 : Giant steps ; 1960 : Freedom principle ; 1961 : Duke meets the Count ; 1962 : Through the Iron Curtain ; 1963-64 : Technology and spirituality ; 1965 : 'Trane ascendant ; 1966 : Greenwich Village ; 1967 : Ends and beginnings ; 1968 : New talents ; 1969 : New horizons -- 1970-1999 : Innovation and reaction. 1970 : Forecast unsettled ; 1971 : Death of a legend ; 1972 : Old and the new ; 1973-74 : Headhunters ; 1975 : Davis bows out ; 1976-78 : Consolidation ; 1979 : Mingus legacy ; 1980 : Complementary pathways ; 1981 : Japan moves center stage ; 1982 : After Monk ; 1983-85 : Prodigies ; 1986-88 : Envoi to the last of the great leaders ; 1989-90 : Messengers retrospective ; 1991 : Farewell, prince of darkness ; 1992-95 : Diversity ; 1996 : Women in jazz ; 1997-98 : Coleman honored ; 1999 : Ellington's century -- 2000- : Millennium blues. 2000-1 : Jazz in America ; 2002 : Appreciating jazz ; 2003 : A world treasure ; 2004 : Farewell, Artie ; 2005 : The way up ; 2006 : Rebuilding the cradle ; 2007 : Losses ; 2008 : Returning to forever ; 2009- : Henceforward... -- Reference section. Biographical index of musicians ; Glossary of musical terms ; International jazz festivals : a select list
Summary:
A year-by-year history of people and events, this lively multi-layered account tells the whole story of jazz music and its personalities. The Chronicle of Jazz charts the evolution of jazz from its roots in Africa and the southern United States to the myriad urban styles heard around the world today, Mervyn Cooke gives us a narrative rich with innovation, experimentation, controversy, and emotion. The book is completely up to date, exploring the exciting recent developments in the world of jazz, from the rise of modern Big Bands and the renaissance of the piano trio to the popular appeal of Jamie Cullum and HBO's Treme. Featuring hundreds of rare images, from record-cover artwork to pictures of live performances, each chronologically arranged section contains special box features on such topics as the unique tonal qualities of the bass clarinet, jazz clubs in Paris, personality sketches, and seminal gigs and albums. A substantial reference section features information on international jazz festivals, a glossary of musical terms, biographies of musicians, and extensive discography, and further reading. A celebration of the most imaginative and enduring music of the last 120 years, The Chronicle of Jazz is an essential work of reference for all music lovers.
Topic:
Jazz--Origin  Search this
Jazz--History  Search this
Jazz--History and criticism  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Rhythm and blues music--History and criticism  Search this
Jazz musicians--History  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Nightclubs--History  Search this
African American jazz musicians--History  Search this
African American musicians--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1039711