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The Resource Thinking in jazz : the infinite art of improvisation, Paul F. Berliner

Thinking in jazz : the infinite art of improvisation, Paul F. Berliner

Label
Thinking in jazz : the infinite art of improvisation
Title
Thinking in jazz
Title remainder
the infinite art of improvisation
Statement of responsibility
Paul F. Berliner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berliner, Paul
Dewey number
781.65/136
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3506
LC item number
.B475 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
  • filmographies
Series statement
Chicago studies in ethnomusicology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz
  • Improvisation (Music)
  • Jazz musicians
  • Jazz
  • Improvisatie
  • Jazz
  • Improvisation (Musique)
  • Musiciens de jazz
  • Jazz
  • Improvisation
Label
Thinking in jazz : the infinite art of improvisation, Paul F. Berliner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 827-832), filmography (pages 833-835), bibliographical references (pages 837-850), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Picking notes out of thin air? Improvisation and its study -- pt. I. Initial preparations for jazz. Love at first sound: early musical environment ; Hangin' out and jammin': the jazz community as an educational system -- pt. II. Cultivating the soloist's skills. A very structured thing: jazz compositions as vehicles for improvisation ; Getting your vocabulary straight: learning models for solo formulation ; Seeing out a bit: expanding upon early influences ; The more ways you have of thinking: conventional rhythmic and theoretical improvisation approaches ; Conversing with the piece: initial routines applying improvisation approaches to form ; Composing in the moment: the inner dialogue and the tale ; Improvisation and precomposition: the eternal cycle ; The never-ending state of getting there: soloing ability, ideals, and evaluations -- pt. III. Collective aspects of improvisation. Arranging pieces: decisions in rehearsal ; Adding to arrangements: conventions guiding the rhythm section ; Give and take: the collective conversation and musical journey ; When the music's happening and when it's not: evaluating group performances ; The lives of bands: conflict resolution and artistic development -- pt. IV. Additional factors affecting improvisation, and epilogue. Vibes and venues: interacting with different audiences in different settings ; Epilogue: Jazz as a way of life -- pt. V. Music texts. Appendix A: House Congressional Resolution 57 ; Appendix B: List of artists interviewed
Control code
28888907
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 883 pages
Isbn
9780226043807
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
93034660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
music
System control number
(WaOLN)1621925
Label
Thinking in jazz : the infinite art of improvisation, Paul F. Berliner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 827-832), filmography (pages 833-835), bibliographical references (pages 837-850), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Picking notes out of thin air? Improvisation and its study -- pt. I. Initial preparations for jazz. Love at first sound: early musical environment ; Hangin' out and jammin': the jazz community as an educational system -- pt. II. Cultivating the soloist's skills. A very structured thing: jazz compositions as vehicles for improvisation ; Getting your vocabulary straight: learning models for solo formulation ; Seeing out a bit: expanding upon early influences ; The more ways you have of thinking: conventional rhythmic and theoretical improvisation approaches ; Conversing with the piece: initial routines applying improvisation approaches to form ; Composing in the moment: the inner dialogue and the tale ; Improvisation and precomposition: the eternal cycle ; The never-ending state of getting there: soloing ability, ideals, and evaluations -- pt. III. Collective aspects of improvisation. Arranging pieces: decisions in rehearsal ; Adding to arrangements: conventions guiding the rhythm section ; Give and take: the collective conversation and musical journey ; When the music's happening and when it's not: evaluating group performances ; The lives of bands: conflict resolution and artistic development -- pt. IV. Additional factors affecting improvisation, and epilogue. Vibes and venues: interacting with different audiences in different settings ; Epilogue: Jazz as a way of life -- pt. V. Music texts. Appendix A: House Congressional Resolution 57 ; Appendix B: List of artists interviewed
Control code
28888907
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 883 pages
Isbn
9780226043807
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
93034660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
music
System control number
(WaOLN)1621925

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