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The Resource Making the Scene : Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz

Making the Scene : Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz

Label
Making the Scene : Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz
Title
Making the Scene
Title remainder
Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The received wisdom of popular jazz history is that the era of the big band was the 1930s and '40s, when swing was at its height. But as practicing jazz musicians know, even though big bands lost the spotlight once the bebop era began, they never really disappeared. Making the Scene challenges conventional jazz historiography by demonstrating the vital role of big bands in the ongoing development of jazz. Alex Stewart describes how jazz musicians have found big bands valuable. He explores the rich "rehearsal band" scene in New York and the rise of repertory orchestras. Making the Scene combine
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stewart, Alex
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • discographies
Series statement
Roth Family Foundation Music in America imprint
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Big band music
  • Big bands
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Big band music
  • Big bands
  • New York (State)
  • Big Band
  • Musik
  • Jazz
  • New York <NY>
Label
Making the Scene : Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-368), discography (p. 369-372) , and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; LIST OF TABLES; PREFACE; AUTHOR'S NOTE; Intro; 1. New York City Big Band Scenes; 2. Behind the Scenes: Training, Rehearsals, and Gigs; 3. The Rise of Repertory Orchestras; 4. On the Inside: The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra; 5. Making It Work: Leaders and Musical Direction; 6. New Directions in Jazz Composition: Three Portraits; 7. On the Edge: Sue Mingus and the Mingus Big Band; 8. "In the Crack" to "Totally Outside": Avant-Garde Bands; 9. Jazz and Clave: Latin Big Bands; 10. Going for It: All-Women Bands
  • 11. Blood on the Fields: Wynton Marsalis and the Transformation of the Lincoln Center Jazz OrchestraOutro; APPENDIX: SOME NEW YORK CITY BIG BANDS ACTIVE IN 1997-1998; NOTES; SOURCES; SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY; CREDITS; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocn773565074
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (420 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520249530
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4k9s
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565074
Label
Making the Scene : Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-368), discography (p. 369-372) , and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; LIST OF TABLES; PREFACE; AUTHOR'S NOTE; Intro; 1. New York City Big Band Scenes; 2. Behind the Scenes: Training, Rehearsals, and Gigs; 3. The Rise of Repertory Orchestras; 4. On the Inside: The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra; 5. Making It Work: Leaders and Musical Direction; 6. New Directions in Jazz Composition: Three Portraits; 7. On the Edge: Sue Mingus and the Mingus Big Band; 8. "In the Crack" to "Totally Outside": Avant-Garde Bands; 9. Jazz and Clave: Latin Big Bands; 10. Going for It: All-Women Bands
  • 11. Blood on the Fields: Wynton Marsalis and the Transformation of the Lincoln Center Jazz OrchestraOutro; APPENDIX: SOME NEW YORK CITY BIG BANDS ACTIVE IN 1997-1998; NOTES; SOURCES; SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY; CREDITS; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocn773565074
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (420 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520249530
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4k9s
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565074

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