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The Other Side of Nowhere: Jazz, Improvisation, and Communities in Dialogue (Music Culture)

Editore: Wesleyan, 2004
ISBN 10: 0819566829 / ISBN 13: 9780819566829
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Titolo: The Other Side of Nowhere: Jazz, ...

Casa editrice: Wesleyan

Data di pubblicazione: 2004

Legatura: Soft cover

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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "The Other Side of Nowhere is an important and wide-ranging contribution to the growing fields of improvisation studies and cultural theory. It provides a fascinating array of contributions from musicians, artists, scholars, critics and promoters. The book's in-depth treatment of an often marginalized cultural and musical form and its timely interdisciplinary approach to its subject make it extremely significant.". Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0819566829

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Riassunto: A breakthrough book in the emergent fields of improvisation and cultural theory, The Other Side of Nowhere conveys the spirit and energy of an experimental celebration. The volume is divided into four sections: writings of musicians about improvising; examinations of inter- and cross-cultural dialogue; discussions of social practice and identity; and essays about collaborative dissonance. The 17 essays present jazz improvisation as a cultural practice with far-reaching ramifications. Music is treated not merely as an artistic phenomenon, but as a social force with the power to effect substantial change among people of marginalized races, genders, sexualities and ethnicities. The collection argues that there is a distinctive relationship between the emergence of free jazz, the desire for social justice and activist practices. The Other Side of Nowhere is a groundbreaking book that offers multiple perspectives on the art of jazz improvisation?it will inspire readers to create, collaborate and dissent.

CONTRIBUTORS: John Corbett, Krin Gabbard, Michael Jarrett, George E. Lewis, Nathaniel Mackey, Mark Anthony Neal, Pauline Oliveros, Eddie Prévost, Dana Reason, Michael Snow and Sherrie Tucker.

Dall'editore: 6 x 9 trim. 3 illus.

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