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Knowing JazzCommunity, Pedagogy, and Canon in the Information Age

Knowing Jazz: Community, Pedagogy, and Canon in the Information Age

Ken Prouty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031632
eISBN:
9781617031649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031632.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book argues that knowledge of jazz, or more to the point, claims to knowledge of jazz, are the prime movers in forming jazz’s identity, its canon, and its community. Every jazz artist, critic, ... More

Let the World Listen RightThe Mississippi Delta Hip-Hop Story

Let the World Listen Right: The Mississippi Delta Hip-Hop Story

Ali Colleen Neff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732290
eISBN:
9781604734805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732290.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the Mississippi Delta, creativity, community, and a rich expressive culture persist despite widespread poverty. Over five years of extensive work in the region, the author of this book collected a ... More

Lonesome MelodiesThe Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

David W. Johnson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036460
eISBN:
9781617036477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036460.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Carter and Ralph Stanley—the Stanley Brothers—are comparable to Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs as important members of the earliest generation of bluegrass musicians. This biography of the brothers ... More

Memphis BoysThe Story of American Studios

Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios

Roben Jones

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734010
eISBN:
9781604734027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734010.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book chronicles the story of the rhythm section at Chips Moman’s American Studios from 1964, when the group began working together, until 1972, when Moman shut down the studio and moved the ... More

MuzikMafiaFrom the Local Nashville Scene to the National Mainstream

MuzikMafia: From the Local Nashville Scene to the National Mainstream

David B. Pruett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734386
eISBN:
9781621035596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734386.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In October 2001, an unlikely gathering of musicians calling itself the MuzikMafia took place at the Pub of Love in Nashville, Tennessee. “We had all been beat up pretty good by the ‘industry’ and we ... More

Richard Dyer-BennetThe Last Minstrel

Richard Dyer-Bennet: The Last Minstrel

Paul Jenkins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604733600
eISBN:
9781604733617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604733600.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the 1940s and ’50s, Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913–1991) was among the best-known and most respected folk singers in America. This book tells the story of Dyer-Bennet, often referred to as the ... More

The Starday StoryThe House That Country Music Built

The Starday Story: The House That Country Music Built

Nathan D. Gibson and Don Pierce

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738308
eISBN:
9781621037620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738308.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book is entirely dedicated to one of the most influential music labels of the twentieth century. In addition to creating the largest bluegrass catalog throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Starday was ... More

Transatlantic Roots MusicFolk, Blues, and National Identities

Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities

Jill Terry and Neil A. Wynn (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032882
eISBN:
9781617032899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032882.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents a collection of essays on the debates about origins, authenticity, and identity in folk and blues music. The essays had their origins in an international conference on the ... More

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