ジャズ・シーンの六十年間<br>At the Jazz Band Ball : Sixty Years on the Jazz Scene

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ジャズ・シーンの六十年間
At the Jazz Band Ball : Sixty Years on the Jazz Scene

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 246 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780520261136
  • DDC分類 781.6509

基本説明

New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2010.

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Nat Hentoff, renowned jazz critic, civil liberties activist, and fearless contrarian - 'I'm a Jewish atheist civil-libertarian pro-lifer' - has lived through much of jazz's history and has known many of jazz's most important figures, often as friend and confidant. Hentoff has been a tireless advocate for the neglected parts of jazz history, including forgotten sidemen and women. This volume includes his best recent work - short essays, long interviews, and personal recollections. From Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong to Ornette Coleman and Quincy Jones, Hentoff brings the jazz greats to life and traces their art to gospel, blues, and many other forms of American music. "At the Jazz Band Ball" also includes Hentoff's keen, cosmopolitan observations on a wide range of issues. The book shows how jazz and education are a vital partnership, how free expression is the essence of liberty, and how social justice issues like health care and strong civil rights and liberties keep all the arts - and all members of society - strong.

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           xi
Lewis Porter
Acknowledgments xvii
Introduction 1 (8)
Part One What Am I Here For? The Rules Of My
Jazz Odyssey
Who Owns Jazz? 9 (2)
My Debt to Artie Shaw 11 (1)
The Family of Jazz 12 (2)
Beyond the Process 14 (2)
Playing Changes on Jazz Interviews 16 (5)
Part Two In The Presence Of Ellington
Inside the Ellington Band 21 (2)
Duke Ellington's Posthumous Revenge 23 (1)
Essentially Duke (and Wynton) 24 (2)
Ellington's Band Is Heavenly in These 26 (5)
"Live" Forties Recordings
Part Three Jazz Credentials
Is Jazz Black Music? 31 (2)
No One Else Sounded Like "Pee Wee" Russell 33 (2)
Just Call Him Thelonious 35 (5)
Remembering Dizzy 40 (2)
Oscar Peterson: A Jazz "Behemoth" Moves On 42 (1)
A Great Night in Providence for Jazz and 43 (2)
Snow
The Perfect Jazz Club 45 (2)
Anita O'Day: The Life of a Music Legend 47 (2)
The Music of the 1930s Is Back in Full Swing 49 (3)
The Expansive Jazz Journey of Marian 52 (2)
McPartland
Going Inside Jazz with Wynton 54 (5)
Part Four The Jazz Life On And Off The Road
Memories Are Made Of This: A Conversation 59 (7)
with Clark Terry
Man, I'm So Lucky to Be a Jazz Musician: 66 (8)
Phil Woods
Conventional Unwisdom about Jazz 74 (5)
Part Five Who Is A Jazz Singer?
Are Krall and Monheit Jazz Singers? 79 (1)
Billie Holiday, Live: A Biography in Music 80 (3)
This Daughter of Jazz Is One Cool Cat 83 (2)
The Springtime of Frank Sinatra 85 (2)
Sinatra Sings in Vegas, and You Are There 87 (2)
She's on the Road to Renown 89 (2)
Bing and Guests Swing on the Air 91 (6)
Part Six The Life Force Of The Music
The Joyous Power of Black Gospel Music 97 (2)
The Healing Power of Jazz 99 (2)
Old Country Jewish Blues and Ornette Coleman 101 (2)
The Jewish Soul of Willie "The Lion" Smith 103 (6)
Part Seven Finding The First Amendment Groove
Satchmo's Rap Sheet 109 (2)
The Constitution of a Jazzman 111 (2)
How Jazz Helped Hasten the Civil Rights 113 (4)
Movement
The Congressman from the Land of Jazz 117 (2)
Jazz Musicians in the Public Square 119 (2)
Quincy Jones---Past, Present and Future 121 (6)
Part Eight Roots
King Oliver in the Groove(s) 127 (2)
Giants at Play 129 (2)
Barrelhouse Chuck Goering Keeps the Blues 131 (2)
Alive
Jazz's History is Living in Queens... 133 (3)
Uncovering Jazz Trails 136 (2)
Expanding the Map 138 (5)
Part Nine The Survivors
The Thoreau of Jazz 143 (2)
A Living Memory of Dr. Art 145 (1)
Barren Days 146 (2)
Keeping Jazz---and Its Musicians---Alive 148 (2)
In New Orleans, the Saints Are Marching In 150 (2)
Again
The Beating Heart of Jazz 152 (5)
Part Ten The Regenerators
Bridging Generations 157 (2)
The Rebirth of the Hot Jazz Violin 159 (2)
The Newest Jazz Generation 161 (2)
Born in Israel 163 (1)
Theo Croker Arrives 164 (3)
The Ladies Who Swung the Band 167 (5)
Nineteen-Year-Old Saxophonist Verifies 172 (5)
Future of Jazz
Part Eleven The Master Teachers
A Complete Jazzman 177 (1)
The Lifetime Teacher: Jon Faddis 178 (15)
A House of Swing---for All Ages 193 (3)
Inside the Jazz Experience: Ron Carter 196 (14)
These Little Kids Think Coltrane Is Cool 210 (3)
Epilogue: My Life Lessons from the Jazz "Souls 213 (10)
on Fire"
Credits 223 (4)
Index 227