Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz functionality on Screen is the 1st systematic research of jazz on display media. the place previous reviews have centred virtually fullyyt at the function and portrayal of jazz in Hollywood movie, the current booklet engages with a plethora of applied sciences and media from early movie and soundies via tv to contemporary advancements in electronic applied sciences and on-line media. Likewise, the authors talk about jazz within the widest experience, starting from Duke Ellington and Jimmy Dorsey during the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, artwork Blakey, Oscar Peterson, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Charles Mingus to Pat Metheny.

a lot of this wealthy and engaging fabric hasn't ever been studied extensive ahead of, and what emerges such a lot basically are the manifold connections among the track and the media on which it used to be and is being recorded. Its lengthy organization with movie and tv has left its hint in jazz, simply as on-line and social media are subtly shaping it now. Vice versa, visible media have continually benefited from targeting song and this considerably affected their improvement. The ebook follows those interrelations, displaying how jazz used to be awarded and represented on reveal and what this tells us in regards to the song, the folk who made it and their audiences. the result's a brand new method of jazz and the media, as a way to be required studying for college students of either fields.

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