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Blowin' hot and cool [electronic resource] :jazz and its critics / John Gennari.

By: Gennari, John.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 480 p.).ISBN: 9780226289243 (electronic bk.); 0226289249 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jazz -- History and criticism | Jazz -- Social aspects -- United States | History and criticism | Jazz | Social aspects | United States | Fine Arts | Social Science | Jazz -- Histoire et critique | Musique -- Aspect social -- États-Unis | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | JazzGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 306.4/8425 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : (much more than) a few words about jazz -- Not only a new art form but a new reason for living -- As if it were artistic and not just a teenage enthusiasm : hot collecting -- Across the color line -- Hearing 'the noisy lostness' : telling the story of jazz -- Writer's writers and sensitive cats : mapping the new jazz criticism -- Swinging in a high-class groove : mainstreaming jazz in Lenox and Newport -- The shock of the new : black freedom, the counterculture, and 1960s jazz criticism -- Race-ing the bird : Ross Russell's obsessive pursuit of Charlie Parker -- Tangled up in blues : the new jazz renaissance and its discontents -- Conclusion : change of the century.
Summary: In the illustrious and richly documented history of American jazz, no figure has been more controversial than the jazz critic. Jazz critics can be revered or reviled--often both--but they should not be ignored. And while the tradition of jazz has been covered from seemingly every angle, nobody has ever turned the pen back on itself to chronicle the many writers who have helped define how we listen to and how we understand jazz. That is, of course, until now. In Blowin' Hot and Cool, John Gennari provides a definitive history of jazz criticism from the 1920s to the present. The music itself is p.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-444) and index.

Introduction : (much more than) a few words about jazz -- Not only a new art form but a new reason for living -- As if it were artistic and not just a teenage enthusiasm : hot collecting -- Across the color line -- Hearing 'the noisy lostness' : telling the story of jazz -- Writer's writers and sensitive cats : mapping the new jazz criticism -- Swinging in a high-class groove : mainstreaming jazz in Lenox and Newport -- The shock of the new : black freedom, the counterculture, and 1960s jazz criticism -- Race-ing the bird : Ross Russell's obsessive pursuit of Charlie Parker -- Tangled up in blues : the new jazz renaissance and its discontents -- Conclusion : change of the century.

In the illustrious and richly documented history of American jazz, no figure has been more controversial than the jazz critic. Jazz critics can be revered or reviled--often both--but they should not be ignored. And while the tradition of jazz has been covered from seemingly every angle, nobody has ever turned the pen back on itself to chronicle the many writers who have helped define how we listen to and how we understand jazz. That is, of course, until now. In Blowin' Hot and Cool, John Gennari provides a definitive history of jazz criticism from the 1920s to the present. The music itself is p.

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