TITLE

Jazz: Notes Toward a Definition

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, Albert
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;10/18/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 16, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Entertainment Review
ABSTRACT
Reflects on the nature and history of jazz music. Historical roots of jazz in ragtime piano music, brass-band music, and honky-tonk music; Interpretations of descriptive language in the lyrics of jazz songs; Details of tune, melody, and composition in jazz music; Anthropological elements of jazz music's form and function.
ACCESSION #
14678918

 

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