Shining trumpets, a history of jazz by Rudi Blesh

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .

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  • Jazz -- Discography

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Statementby Rudi Blesh.
GenreDiscography
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. 1., ix-xvi, 365, [26], xvii p., 1l. :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22809992M
LC Control Number46007252

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Yeats in the frontispiece, so you know that it is going to be scholarly, which it definitely is, but it’s. Genre/Form: Jazz: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blesh, Rudi, Shining trumpets. New York: Da Capo Press,© (OCoLC)   In he moved to New York and became the jazz critic for The New York Herald Tribune.

His pamphlet, ''This Is Jazz,'' evolved into his first book, ''Shining Trumpets,'' a. SHINING TRUMPETS: A History of Jazz. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe.

Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Jazz is here considered as a serious art, one that has been derogated, discriminated against because of its Negro origins, one also that in the last 20 years has been subjected to so-called improvement by white musicians, to.

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Analysis of jazz solos has often focused on formal coherence. Proponents of this approach have often tried to establish a parallel to the formal rigor of classical music-and thus to uphold jazz' status as an art form (for example, see Sonny Rollins and the Challenge of Thematic Improvisation).Givan argues that close analysis can be instead be used to highlight not continuity in a jazz solo but.

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Western swing has been defined as a form of (equally hard to define) jazz music. Rudi Blesh in Shining Trumpets: A History of Jazz describes jazz as "spontaneous, improvised—though systematic—music, composed in the playing," and, indeed, most Western swing musicians excelled at musical improvisation.

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Blesh's history of jazz book Shining Trumpets was flawed and biased if well-intentioned but his survey They All Played Ragtime is a classic. Written with Harriet Janis, They All Played Ragtime was the first thorough study of ragtime and it helped start a mini-revival of the music.

Some critics held that his book, Shining Trumpets, was a flawed and biased history of Jazz, but it gave him enough authority that the next year, WOR New York and the Mutual Network tapped him to host This Is Jazz.

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