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The Future Of Jazz

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Jazz is now 100 years old, a venerable American institution predicated on the unpredictable. But recent signs-ranging from Ken Burns's documentary Jazz: A History of America's Music to the dominance, in terms of sales, of reissues over new recordings-have made many question whether jazz's past has now become more important than its future, or whether jazz has any future at ...more
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Published June 6th 2003 by Chicago Review Press (first published May 1st 2002)
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Donovan Foote
Oct 05, 2011 rated it it was ok
Gathering ten critics to respond to each others' ideas through email on topics which really have no single answer sounds like a recipe for tedium... and at times it was. This book is essentially a conversation between well-versed jazz enthusiasts. At times, I just wasn't familiar with the pieces and players they were referring too and the reference was lost on me. I did enjoy the back and forth between critics, generally someone would make an interesting point. In the end I felt this was like li ...more
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