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Jazz, the great American art

by Gene Seymour

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Published by Franklin Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jazz -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African American musicians -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Jazz -- History and criticism.,
  • African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.

  • About the Edition

    A history of jazz, from its roots in blues, ragtime, and swing to its various contemporary manifestations, discussing the major performers and the music"s reflection of the experiences of African Americans.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.

    Statementby Gene Seymour.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesThe African-American experience
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3506 .S44 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1273289M
    ISBN 100531112187
    LC Control Number95004693
    OCLC/WorldCa32591188

      Bix is a graphic biography of Bix Beiderbecke, and like the jazz great himself, it doesn’t say much. There’s minimal dialogue, and its expressive, silent art, all .   “[Jazz Modernism uses] definitive examples of early to mid-twentieth-century literary art to establish the place of classic jazz in the great modernist tradition of the arts Brilliant licks of artistic syncopation, insight, and delightful .

    Honors American Literature 12 April “The Jazz Age” The iconic novel, The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, utilizes multiple songs throughout the story. “Fitzgerald’s wok has become automatically identified with an American decade: The Jazz Age (which he named) or the Roaring Twenties or The Boom.” (Fitzgerald, IX). Hands-On Art for Children in the Style of Great American Artists from Colonial Times through Today. Great American Artists for Kids lets children learn by doing, becoming familiar with new ideas and expanding their awareness in many different forms of art, from paint and drawing to sculpture, photography, architecture and more. A valuable teaching resource!

    Throughout its history, jazz has straddled the worlds of popular music and art music, and it has expanded to a point where its styles are so varied that one artist may sound completely unrelated to another. First performed in bars, jazz can now be heard in clubs, concert halls, universities, and large festivals all over the world. Celebrate the American spirit with this one-of-a-kind CD produced in celebration of the grand opening of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Ranging from old favorites to contemporary interpretations, this compilation highlights great jazz music with Arkansas roots.


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[Gene Seymour] -- A history of jazz, from its roots in Jazz, ragtime, and swing to its various contemporary manifestations, discussing the major performers and the music's reflection of the experiences of African.

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12 outstanding arrangements for the beginning jazz ensemble written by experienced educational arrangers and composers. A variety of styles and tempos are included: swing, ballads, rock, pop, holiday, Latin and a great warm-up chart titled Loosen Up. This collection of. In Art Rebels: Race, Class, and Gender in the Art of Miles Davis and Martin Scorsese (Princeton University Press), Colgate University sociologist Paul Lopes refers to the post World War II era as the “Heroic Age of American Art,” a period that was “a perfect storm of changes in American art and society that led to a general burst of domestic rebellion and.

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Jazz is about making something familiar--a familiar song--into something fresh. And about making something shared--a tune that everyone knows--into somethingpersonal. Those are just some of the reasons that jazz is a great art form, and why some people consider it "America's classical music." THE GROWTH OF JAZZ.

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