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Journal of Musicology. 2019; 363370–400 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.3.370
Published: 01 July 2019
...Nate Sloan Cab Calloway was of the most popular jazz musicians of the 1930s and 1940s whose legacy today is complicated by his repertoire of novelty songs with references to minstrelsy, his residency at a segregated Harlem cabaret, the Cotton Club, and his marketing to white audiences by manager...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2018; 353397–430 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2018.35.3.397
Published: 01 July 2018
... you prefer jazz she wrote in a 1947 article, we must be willing and able to open our minds to new ideas and developments19 When these words appeared in print her Harlem apartment had become a frequent gathering place for young musicians, among them bebop players such as Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2016; 3311–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2016.33.1.1
Published: 01 January 2016
...), 29. 19 See Saadi A. Simawe, ed., Black Orpheus: Music in African and American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison (New York: Garland, 2000); Jean-Paul Sartre, Black Orpheus, tr. S. W. Allen (Paris: Pre´sence Africane, 1963); and Peter Benson, Black Orpheus, Transition, and Modern...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2014; 31191–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2014.31.1.91
Published: 01 January 2014
... nineteenth-century European art music written for salon performances and recitals than with Gershwin s jazz- and pop-infused concert music. Perhaps most signifi- cantly this notebook contains some of Gershwin s earliest documented compositions after the premiere of the Rhapsody. Because its contents are...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2011; 284464–497 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2011.28.4.464
Published: 01 October 2011
... musical subgenre of the ani- mated short. My book Music Makes Me: Fred Astaire and Jazz (Berkeley: University of Califor- nia Press, 2011) examines a full range of archival sources to consider the musical content of Astaire s work across his entire career. None of the standard works on the film musical...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2010; 274435–459 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2010.27.4.435
Published: 01 October 2010
... outer space They are some weird mother fuckers but they do jazz it up So let s bring them out here, yeah. 54 The cocoon club is perhaps a reference to the famous Cotton Club of Harlem as well as a continuation of the insect metaphors in their lyrics and stage names. example 3. Jazz Club Motive from...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2009; 263404–442 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2009.26.3.404
Published: 01 July 2009
..., 1975), 196. 7 Lorraine Gordon, Alive at the Village Vanguard: My Life In and Out of Jazz Time (Mil- waukee: Hal Leonard, 2006), 66. Contrary to Lorraine Gordon s recollection, Hentoff claims that Monk s first records for Blue Note were better received in Harlem and in the Negro sections of a few other...
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The Journal of Musicology. 1997; 154546 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/764007
Published: 01 October 1997
... Jazz in Los Angeles Clora Bryant, Buddy Collette, William Green, Steven Isoardi, Jack Kelson, Horace Tapscott, Gerald Wilson, and Marl Young "If ever the West Coast enjoyed its own equivalent of the Harlem Renaissance, it was here on Central Avenue. Finally its story has been told, with a richness of...
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The Journal of Musicology. 1997; 154417–443 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/764002
Published: 01 October 1997
... Stars 22 Langston Hughes, The Big Sea (New York, 1940), 223. Hughes 223 The Big Sea 1940 23 Aaron Copland, "Jazz Structure and Influence," Modern Music IV (January- February 1927), 9-13. Copland January 9 IV Modern Music 1927 24 Lawrence Kramer, "Powers of Blackness...