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Journal of Musicology (2018) 35 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Benjamin Givan Cecil Taylor (1929–2018), who was associated with the postwar black musical avant-garde, and Mary Lou Williams (1910–81), who had roots in jazz’s swing era, met in a notorious 1977 Carnegie Hall recital. These two African American pianists possessed decidedly different temperaments...
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Journal of Musicology (2014) 31 (2): 199–230.
Published: 01 April 2014
... style criticism. He also claims that a “true history” of music can overcome the survey genre by offering causal explanations of historical events. In his discussion of the Cold War avant-garde, however, Taruskin points the way toward a slightly different kind of historiography by employing what I call a...