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Author Faulkner, Robert R.

Title Do you know-- ? : the jazz repertoire in action / Robert R. Faulkner & Howard S. Becker.

Imprint Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    785.4209 FAU    Available
Description xi, 214 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-201) and index.
Contents How musicians make music together -- Repertoire as activity : the basic elements -- Learning songs and building an individual repertoire : sources -- The skills you need to play the contents of the song reservoir -- Things change : the organization of musical life -- Things change : the music -- On the stand : putting repertoire to work -- The results of bandstand dynamics -- Playing the repertoire game : what we wanted to know and how we learned to ask a better question.
Summary Anecdotes and insights from the world of jazz, in which musicians often take the stage never having previously played together, are related by two professional jazz artists. They offer insider views of how musicians collectively negotiate & improvise their way to a successful performance.
Subject Jazz -- Social aspects.
Jazz musicians.
Ensemble playing.
Performing arts -- Repertoire.
Added Author Becker, Howard Saul, 1928-
ISBN 9780226239217 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226239217 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. 40017113849

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