The World of Jazz Trumpet: A Comprehensive History and Practical Philosophy

The World of Jazz Trumpet: A Comprehensive History and Practical Philosophy
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In The World of Jazz Trumpet – A Comprehensive History and Practical Philosophy, acclaimed jazz trumpet soloist Scotty Barnhart examines the political, social and musical conditions that led to the creation of jazz as America’s premier art form. He traces the many factors that enabled freed slaves and their descendants to merge the blues, gospel, classical marches, and African rhythms to create a timeless and profound art that, since its inception, circa 1900, continues to have a major impact on all music. The World of Jazz Trumpet is a must-have study of the jazz trumpet for students, instructors, and professional….

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Black Music, White Business: Illuminating the History and Political Economy of Jazz

Black Music, White Business: Illuminating the History and Political Economy of Jazz
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Probes the conflicts between the artistry of Black musicians and the control by largely white-owned businesses of jazz distribution—the recording companies, booking agencies, festivals, clubs, and magazines.