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Jazz/Not Jazz: The Music and Its Boundaries

David Ake, Charles Hiroshi Garrett, and Daniel Goldmark

Abstract

Jazz/Not Jazz explores some of the musicians who (and concepts, places, and practices that), though deeply connected to established jazz institutions and aesthetics, have rarely, if ever, appeared in conventional jazz narratives. The book's goal is neither to map out a supposedly all-inclusive history of jazz, nor necessarily to salvage the reputations of typically dismissed styles or figures, but rather to explore what these missing people and pieces tell us about the ways in which jazz has been defined and its history told. That is, in focusing their inquiries beyond the veritable hall of ja ... More

Keywords: jazz, music, genre, culture, musicology, jazz studies, American music, canon, race, ethnicity, gender, class, cultural hierarchy, America's classical music, ethnomusicology, popular music, music education, humor, Asian American music, African American music, jazz vocal, jazz choir, black music, Latin jazz, Atlantic Records

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780520271036
Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520271036.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Ake, author

Charles Hiroshi Garrett, editor

Daniel Goldmark, editor