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Author: Paul Lopes
ISBN: 0521801915
Language: English
Pages: 304 pages
Category: Music
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (June 24, 2002)
Rating: 4.5
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Paul Lopes shows how the rise of a jazz art world was a unique movement-a socially diverse community of musicians .

Paul Lopes shows how the rise of a jazz art world was a unique movement-a socially diverse community of musicians, critics, collectors, producers, and enthusiasts that struggled in various ways against cultural orthodoxy in America.

This 2002 book presents a unique sociological vision of the evolution of jazz in the twentieth century. Analysing organizational structures and competing discourses in American music, Paul Lopes shows how musicians and others transformed the meaning and practice of jazz. Set against the distinct worlds of high art and popular art in America, the rise of a jazz art world is shown to be a unique movement - a socially diverse community struggling in various ways against cultural orthodoxy

Paul Lopes shows how the rise of a jazz art world was a unique movement-a socially diverse community of musicians, critics, collectors, producers, and enthusiasts that struggled in various ways against cultural orthodoxy in America

Paul Lopes shows how the rise of a jazz art world was a unique movement-a socially diverse community of musicians, critics, collectors, producers, and enthusiasts that struggled in various ways against cultural orthodoxy in America.

Paul Lopes shows how the rise of a jazz art world was a unique movement-a socially diverse community of musicians, critics, collectors, producers, and enthusiasts that struggled in various ways against cultural orthodoxy in America

Paul Lopes shows how the rise of a jazz art world was a unique movement-a socially diverse community of musicians, critics, collectors, producers, and enthusiasts that struggled in various ways against cultural orthodoxy in America.

Paul Lopes shows how the rise of a jazz art world was a unique movement-a socially diverse . Lopes has written a richly informative and highly readable book that is a welcome addition to the growing number of academic studies that engage with musical styles as the lifeblood of 'scenes' - living cultures producing a verve and commitment that remain hard to fathom for those on the 'outside.

Her jazz and travel writings had, however, a significant role in the transmission of the new musical, literary, and art forms that were traversing the Atlantic, and.

ISBN13: 9780521000390

ISBN13: 9780521000390. This book presents a unique sociological vision of the evolution of jazz in the twentieth century. Set against the distinct worlds of high art and popular art in America, the rise of a jazz art world is shown to be a unique movement - a socially diverse community struggling in various ways against cultural orthodoxy.

burgeoning in the sociology of music recommend The Rise of the Jazz Art World to those within and beyond.

burgeoning in the sociology of music. Its author, Paul Lopes, demonstrates a clear command of. jazz and the context in which it emerged and evolved. Moreover, he shows a keen sociological. insight, revealing how the ongoing development of this genre intertwined with such issues as. class and commerce. Finally, Lopes combines his musical ear and sociological eye with a cogent. writing style that should be attractive to readers. recommend The Rise of the Jazz Art World to those within and beyond sociology. Citations (0). References (0).

The origins of jazz were in the barrelhouses of New Orleans and the speakeasies of Chicago. By the nineteen fifties, a musical renaissance transformed jazz into a high art form. Paul Lopes shows how the rise of a jazz art world was a unique movement--a socially diverse community of musicians, critics, collectors, producers, and enthusiasts that struggled in various ways against cultural orthodoxy in America. This accessible, interdisciplinary book will be of great interest to scholars and students of sociology, cultural studies, American studies, African-American studies, and jazz studies.