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Author Rinzler, Paul E., 1953- author.

Title The contradictions of jazz / Paul Rinzler.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 210 pages) : illustrations.
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.
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Subject Jazz -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Rinzler, Paul E., 1953- Contradictions of jazz. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008 9780810861435 (DLC) 2008018975 (OCoLC)228701221
ISBN 9780810862159 (electronic bk.)
0810862158 (electronic bk.)
9780810861435 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0810861437 (pbk. ; alk. paper)