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Shaping jazz : cities, labels, and the global emergence of an art form

Shaping jazz : cities, labels, and the global emergence of an art form

Author: Damon J Phillips
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

There are over a million jazz recordings, but only a few hundred tunes have been recorded repeatedly. Why did a minority of songs become jazz standards? Why do some songs--and not others--get  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Damon J Phillips
ISBN: 9780691150888 0691150885 140084648X 9781400846481
OCLC Number: 820123466
Awards: Commended for George R. Terry Book Award 2014
Description: xi, 217 pages : illustrations, charts ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : sociological congruence and the shaping of recorded jazz --
The puzzle of geographical disconnectedness --
Further exploring the salience of geography --
Sociological congruence and the puzzle of early German jazz --
Sociological congruence and record company comparative advantage --
The sociological congruence of record company deception --
The sociological congruence of identity sequences and adoption narratives --
Pulling it together and stretching It beyond.
Responsibility: Damon J. Phillips.


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Finalist for the 2014 George R. Terry Book Award, Academy of Management "The thesis of this multilayered, impressive scholarly study is that jazz is shaped by the processing of the recorded product Read more...

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