Riffs & Choruses: A New Jazz Anthology

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Andrew Clark
Continuum, 2001 - Music - 486 pages
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Riffs and Choruses is a comprehensive new anthology of writing about jazz with edited selections on jazz origins, history, culture, style, myth, race, and related areas of language, literature, and film. The collection provides a more extensive range and topic focus than any other anthology in the area and is the ideal complement to jazz histories for students of music, jazz, and American and popular culture. A carefully prepared anthology and a suitable source book for students, this volume's quality and range of selections will also appeal to jazz buffs and the general reader.>

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This anthology takes an intriguing approach to exploring the cultural and musical history of jazz. Clark organizes topics and issues into ten "riffs" (chapters), provides insightful and concise ... Read full review

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