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Outside and InsideRace and Identity in White Jazz Autobiography

Outside and Inside: Race and Identity in White Jazz Autobiography

Reva Marin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829979
eISBN:
9781496830029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829979.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book is the first full-length study of autobiographies and memoirs of white American jazz musicians, whose accounts reveal attitudes toward race, ethnicity, and gender across a wide range of ... More

Adrian RolliniThe Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Ate van Delden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825155
eISBN:
9781496825148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825155.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Adrian Rollini (1904-1956)was as a child prodigy, playing piano when he was four. This book describes how job opportunities came to him easily at first and that his versatility helped him when they ... More

Creating the Jazz SoloLouis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony

Creating the Jazz Solo: Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony

Vic Hobson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819772
eISBN:
9781496819826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819772.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Throughout his life, Louis Armstrong tried to explain how singing on the streets of New Orleans with a barbershop quartet was foundational to his musicianship. However, up to now, there has been no ... More

The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson

The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson

Steven Loza

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816023
eISBN:
9781496816061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816023.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Jazz great Gerald Wilson (1918–2014), born in Shelby, Mississippi, left a global legacy of paramount significance through his progressive musical ideas and his orchestra's consistent influence on ... More

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

Chris Goertzen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814272
eISBN:
9781496814319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814272.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels (1839) was the first collection of southern fiddle tunes and the only substantial one published in the nineteenth century. Knauff's activity could not anticipate our ... More

Boom's BluesMusic, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Boom's Blues: Music, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Wim Verbei

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805119
eISBN:
9781496812544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805119.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book stands as both a remarkable biography of J. Frank G. Boom (1920–1953) and a recovery of his incredible contribution to blues scholarship originally titled The Blues: Satirical Songs of the ... More

The Gaithers and Southern GospelHomecoming in the Twenty-First Century

The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Ryan P. Harper

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810908
eISBN:
9781496810946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810908.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This ethnography examines songwriters Bill and Gloria Gaithers’ Homecoming video and concert series. The Homecomings re-present the “southern gospel” subgenre of gospel music—a musical style popular ... More

Listen to ThisMiles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Victor Svorinich

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461947
eISBN:
9781626740891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

When Bitches Brew was released, it was not just another jazz album, but a major single event, with ramifications rippling over the next forty-plus years. Not only did Miles Davis change the face of ... More

Free Jazz/Black Power

Free Jazz/Black Power

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Free Jazz/Black Power is a treatise on the racial and political implications of jazz and jazz criticism published in 1971 by two French jazz critics, Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli. The goal ... More

Creating Jazz CounterpointNew Orleans, Barbershop Harmony, and the Blues

Creating Jazz Counterpoint: New Orleans, Barbershop Harmony, and the Blues

Vic Hobson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039911
eISBN:
9781626740259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039911.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book explores how the blues became a part of New Orleans jazz. In so doing it demonstrates how the principles of barbershop harmony were applied to the instrumentation of a jazz band to produce ... More

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