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The Battle of the Five Spot: Ornette Coleman and the New York Jazz Field By David Lee
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The Battle of the Five Spot is an engaging look at a milestone in jazz history. In 1959, when the California saxophonist Ornette Coleman brought his quartet to New York’s Five Spot Café,... More > the music spurred a stormy controversy, and a struggle between old and new styles of jazz that has never quite subsided. David Lee explores the debate around Coleman’s innovation in terms of its relationships to social change and issues of power within arts communities, referring to such disparate sources as writer Norman Mailer (a Five Spot regular), composer Leonard Bernstein (who leaped to his feet at the end of one Coleman set and declared that “this is the greatest thing that has ever happened in jazz”) and sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. The latter’s theory of artistic “fields,” in Lee’s accomplished prose, becomes part of a unique, lively and deeply postmodern look at how and why the soft-spoken Coleman’s exciting new music changed the way jazz was played, listened to and talked about.< Less
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The Battle of the Five Spot is an engaging look at a milestone in jazz history. In 1959, when the California saxophonist Ornette Coleman brought his quartet to New York’s Five Spot Café,... More > the music spurred a stormy controversy, and a struggle between old and new styles of jazz that has never quite subsided. David Lee explores the debate around Coleman’s innovation in terms of its relationships to social change and issues of power within arts communities, referring to such disparate sources as writer Norman Mailer (a Five Spot regular), composer Leonard Bernstein (who leaped to his feet at the end of one Coleman set and declared that “this is the greatest thing that has ever happened in jazz”) and sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. The latter’s theory of artistic “fields,” in Lee’s accomplished prose, becomes part of a unique, lively and deeply postmodern look at how and why the soft-spoken Coleman’s exciting new music changed the way jazz was played, listened to and talked about.< Less
The Battle of the Five Spot: Ornette Coleman and the New York Jazz Field By David Lee
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The Battle of the Five Spot is an engaging look at a milestone in jazz history. In 1959, when the California saxophonist Ornette Coleman brought his quartet to New York’s Five Spot Café,... More > the music spurred a stormy controversy, and a struggle between old and new styles of jazz that has never quite subsided. David Lee explores the debate around Coleman’s innovation in terms of its relationships to social change and issues of power within arts communities, referring to such disparate sources as writer Norman Mailer (a Five Spot regular), composer Leonard Bernstein (who leaped to his feet at the end of one Coleman set and declared that “this is the greatest thing that has ever happened in jazz”) and sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. The latter’s theory of artistic “fields,” in Lee’s accomplished prose, becomes part of a unique, lively and deeply postmodern look at how and why the soft-spoken Coleman’s exciting new music changed the way jazz was played, listened to and talked about.< Less
The Battle of the Five Spot: Ornette Coleman and the New York Jazz Field By David Lee
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The Battle of the Five Spot is an engaging look at a milestone in jazz history. In 1959, when the California saxophonist Ornette Coleman brought his quartet to New York’s Five Spot Café,... More > the music spurred a stormy controversy, and a struggle between old and new styles of jazz that has never quite subsided. David Lee explores the debate around Coleman’s innovation in terms of its relationships to social change and issues of power within arts communities, referring to such disparate sources as writer Norman Mailer (a Five Spot regular), composer Leonard Bernstein (who leaped to his feet at the end of one Coleman set and declared that “this is the greatest thing that has ever happened in jazz”) and sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. The latter’s theory of artistic “fields,” in Lee’s accomplished prose, becomes part of a unique, lively and deeply postmodern look at how and why the soft-spoken Coleman’s exciting new music changed the way jazz was played, listened to and talked about.< Less
Sound Levels: Profiles in American Music, 2002-2009 By Philip Freeman
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What does the artist owe his audience? Must he speak for his race or nation, or can he express himself with true individuality? Where is the line between the onstage and offstage personas? Through... More > in-depth profiles of some of American music's most fascinating performers, journalist and critic Phil Freeman explores these questions and many others. Sound Levels includes interviews with Tom Waits, Ornette Coleman, the Mars Volta, Sunn O))), the Melvins, Mike Patton, Calle 13, Café Tacuba and more.< Less
Sound Levels: Profiles in American Music, 2002-2009 By Philip Freeman
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What does the artist owe his audience? Must he speak for his race or nation, or can he express himself with true individuality? Where is the line between the onstage and offstage personas? Through... More > in-depth profiles of some of American music's most fascinating performers, journalist and critic Phil Freeman explores these questions and many others. Sound Levels includes interviews with Tom Waits, Ornette Coleman, the Mars Volta, Sunn O))), the Melvins, Mike Patton, Calle 13, Café Tacuba and more.< Less
The Best of Jazz By Knowledge
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A rhyming tribute to the greatest jazz artists: Bud Powell, Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Earl HInes, Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Cecil Taylor, Sonny Rollins, Dickie Wells, Fats Waller, Miles Davis,... More > Dizzie Gillespie. Chet Baker, Stan Getz and Ornette Coleman< Less
The Best of Jazz By Knowledge
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A rhyming tribute to the greatest jazz artists: Bud Powell, Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Earl HInes, Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Cecil Taylor, Sonny Rollins, Dickie Wells, Fats Waller, Miles Davis,... More > Dizzie Gillespie. Chet Baker, Stan Getz and Ornette Coleman< Less
Les griots de l'Amérique - l'histoire d'un jazz en marge By Emmanuel Florio
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Un essai sur les contre-sens et les incongruités de l'histoire du jazz, qui pointe volontairement là où les mots fâchent, pour montrer que ces incidents de parcours ne sont... More > pas anecdotiques mais participent intrinsèquement à son développement et à sa richesse créative.< Less
FILES FROM THE EVIL MONKEY'S RECORDS Vol. 2 By Deadman
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