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Shaping Jazz - a book by Phillips, Damon J.

Shaping Jazz

Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form

Shaping Jazz( )
Author: Phillips, Damon J.
ISBN:978-0-691-15088-8
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $37.50
Book Description:

There are over a million jazz recordings, but only a few hundred tunes have been recorded repeatedly. Why did a minority of songs become jazz standards? Why do some songs--and not others--get rerecorded by many musicians? Shaping Jazz answers this question and more, exploring the underappreciated yet crucial roles played by initial production and markets--in particular, organizations and geography--in the development of early twentieth-century jazz.

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Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Jazz
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.321 x 0.853 Inches
Book Weight:1.062 Pounds

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