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Author Rinzler, Paul E., 1953-

Title The contradictions of jazz / Paul Rinzler.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008.

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 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML3800 .R476 2008    Available  ---
Description xv, 210 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Studies in jazz ; no. 57
Studies in jazz ; no. 57.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-202), discography (page 202), filmography (page 202), and index.
Contents Introduction : Opposition -- The values of jazz. Individualism ; Interconnectedness ; Assertion ; Openness ; Freedom ; Responsibility ; Creativity ; Tradition -- The opposites of jazz. Individualism and interconnectedness ; Assertion and openness ; Freedom and responsibility ; Creativity and tradition -- The meaning of jazz. Is improvisation inferior to composition? ; Phenomenology and experience ; Existentialism ; The contradiction of perfection in Jazz.
Subject Jazz -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
ISBN 9780810861435 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0810861437 (pbk. : alk. paper)