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The Resource Jazz : its evolution and essence, André Hodeir ; translated by David Noakes

Jazz : its evolution and essence, André Hodeir ; translated by David Noakes

Label
Jazz : its evolution and essence
Title
Jazz
Title remainder
its evolution and essence
Statement of responsibility
André Hodeir ; translated by David Noakes
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Discusses the musicians, musical elements, and other factors which have been influential in the development of jazz music
Member of
Cataloging source
FDA
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
Language note
Translation of Hommes et problèmes du jazz
LC call number
ML3506
LC item number
.H6213 1956
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
discographies
Series statement
An Evergreen Black Cat Book
Series volume
BC-3
Label
Jazz : its evolution and essence, André Hodeir ; translated by David Noakes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Part VI, which was written especially for this version, brings things more up to date by surveying the state of jazz at the death of Charlie Parker in March 1955. The discography at the end of the book has been revised to indicate on what labels the records are available in America."
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 283-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Introduction -- 1. The world of jazz -- 2. The evolution of jazz and the idea of classicism -- II. From the "primitives" to the "moderns" -- 3. Blues and military marches -- 4. A great classical figure among the oldtimers (concerning eight recordings of the Hot Five) -- 5. The romantic imagination of Dickie Wells -- 6. A masterpiece: Concerto for Cootie -- 7. Charlie Parker and the bop movement -- 8. Miles Davis and the cool tendency -- III. The problem of improvisation -- 9. Melody in jazz -- 10. Musical thought -- 11. Notes on the problem of creation -- IV. The problem of the essence of jazz -- 12. The phenomenon of swing -- 13. The evolution of rhythmic conceptions -- 14. The handling of sound -- 15. The essence -- V. Jazz and Europe -- 16. The influence of jazz on European music -- VI. Contemporary jazz -- 17. Situation of modern jazz at the death of Parker
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
295 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: "Second printing"--t.p. verso. Illustrated white wrappers. All edges purple. Bookplate on cover verso: André Chaves; ex libris André Chaves. PASC Library transfer, 2016.
Other physical details
music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)872277952
  • ucoclc872277952
Label
Jazz : its evolution and essence, André Hodeir ; translated by David Noakes
Publication
Note
"Part VI, which was written especially for this version, brings things more up to date by surveying the state of jazz at the death of Charlie Parker in March 1955. The discography at the end of the book has been revised to indicate on what labels the records are available in America."
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 283-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Introduction -- 1. The world of jazz -- 2. The evolution of jazz and the idea of classicism -- II. From the "primitives" to the "moderns" -- 3. Blues and military marches -- 4. A great classical figure among the oldtimers (concerning eight recordings of the Hot Five) -- 5. The romantic imagination of Dickie Wells -- 6. A masterpiece: Concerto for Cootie -- 7. Charlie Parker and the bop movement -- 8. Miles Davis and the cool tendency -- III. The problem of improvisation -- 9. Melody in jazz -- 10. Musical thought -- 11. Notes on the problem of creation -- IV. The problem of the essence of jazz -- 12. The phenomenon of swing -- 13. The evolution of rhythmic conceptions -- 14. The handling of sound -- 15. The essence -- V. Jazz and Europe -- 16. The influence of jazz on European music -- VI. Contemporary jazz -- 17. Situation of modern jazz at the death of Parker
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
295 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: "Second printing"--t.p. verso. Illustrated white wrappers. All edges purple. Bookplate on cover verso: André Chaves; ex libris André Chaves. PASC Library transfer, 2016.
Other physical details
music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)872277952
  • ucoclc872277952

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