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Overview

The Annual Review of Jazz Studies provides a forum for the ever-expanding range and depth of jazz scholarship, from technical analyses to oral history to cultural interpretation. Addressed to specialists and fans alike, all volumes include feature articles, book reviews, numerous unpublished photographs, and bibliographic surveys.

This issue contains Anders Svanoe's extensive study of the little-known but highly original saxophonist Sonny Red-a definitive tribute combining oral history, a discography, photographs, and charts of every one of his recorded compositions. Charles Hartman analyzes the form of a Steve Swallow composition, with a fascinating excursus into the realm of lyric poetry. Matthew Santa offers a compelling new perspective of John Coltrane's compositional approach. In her examination of Miles Davis's classic "Walkin'," Alona Sagee tracks the evolution of an artist through successive recordings of the same piece. Also included is another installment of a bibliography compiling scholarly articles about jazz in journals not specifically devoted to jazz.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810859456
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/12/2007
Series: Annual Review of Jazz Studies Series , #13
Edition description: 2003 ed.
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

Edward Berger is associate director of the Institute of Jazz Studies. Henry Martin is professor of music at Rutgers University, Newark. Dan Morgenstern is director of the Institute of Jazz Studies. Evan Spring, a freelance writer, hosts a jazz radio program on WKCR in New York City. George Bassett studied music theory with James Randall, Milton Babbitt, and Claudio Spies at Princeton University.

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
"Wrong Together": Structures, Norms, and Standards   Charles O. Hartman     1
Nonatonic Progressions in the Music of John Coltrane   Matthew Santa     13
Miles Davis's Improvised Solos in Recordings of "Walkin'"; 1954-67   Alona Sagee     27
Bluesville: The Journey of Sonny Red   Anders Svanoe     49
Book Reviews
Making Jazz French: Music and Modern Life in Interwar Paris, by Jeffrey H. Jackson
Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story between the Great Wars, by William A. Shack   Harry Cooper     195
The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz, by Jeffrey Magee   Edward Berger     203
Footprints: The Life and Work of Wayne Shorter, by Michelle Mercer   Patricia Julien     207
Freedom Is, Freedom Ain't: Jazz and the Making of the Sixties, by Scott Saul   Eric Charry     223
Bibliography of Jazz Articles in Nonjazz Journals (2003-2004)   Keith Waters   Jason R. Titus     227
Books Received at the Institute of Jazz Studies   Vincent Pelote     233
About the Editors     235
About the Contributors     237
About the Institute of Jazz Studies     239

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