Duke Ellington studies / edited by John Howland
- Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Howland, John, 1964-
- Cambridge composer studies
- Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on Reference Abbreviations; 1 Ellington the Entertainer: Pageantry and Prophecy in Duke Ellington's Films; 2 Marketing to the Middlebrow: Reconsidering Ellingtonia, the Legacy of Early Ellington Criticism, and the Idea of a "Serious" Jazz Composer; 3 "Art or Debauchery?": The Reception of Ellington in the U.K.; 4 "Nobody Was Looking": The Unparalleled Jazz Piano Legacy of Duke Ellington and 5 "People Wrap Their Lunches in Them": Duke Ellington and His Written Music Manuscripts6 The Moor's Revenge: The Politics of Such Sweet Thunder; 7 Duke Ellington in the LP Era; 8 Authentic Synthetic Hybrid: Ellington's Concepts of Africa and Its Music; 9 "The Mother of All Albums": Revisiting Ellington's A Drum Is a Woman; Index
- This book surveys the breadth, richness, and meaning of Duke Ellington's celebrated career, examining his impact on jazz music and its surrounding culture.
- 9781108240079 (electronic bk.), 1108240070 (electronic bk.), 1139028227, and 9781139028226
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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