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Riffs & Choruses A New Jazz Anthology (Bayou) by Andrew Clark

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English


  • Jazz,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages486
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8168192M
ISBN 100826447562
ISBN 109780826447562

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Riffs and Choruses is a comprehensive new anthology of writing about jazz with edited selections on jazz origins, history, culture, style, myth, race, and related areas of language, literature, and film/5(2). "Riffs & Choruses is an anthology of writings about jazz, offering a comprehensive view of the subject and containing edited pieces on the origins, history, culture and style of jazz, and also on myth, race and related areas of language, literature and film.". In this marvelous anthology, Andrew Clark uses the jazz terms "riffs" (musical ideas) and "choruses" (repetitions of the song form) to structure his selections. He draws on a variety of primary, historical, critical, and literary sources to introduce and connect the elements of this complex and quintessentially American art : Deborah L. Gillaspie. The Wire "Riffs And Choruses doesn't have such a glaring imbalance, and now challenges Robert Gottlieb's Reading Jazz - which does - as the best anthology of jazz writing. It's an intelligent, insightful selection, though it goes for the snap-shot approach of shorter extracts from lots of writers, leaving you wishing for more from many of them.

This book identifies 30 distinct guitar riff types, and goes on to illustrate them with inspired examples, examining how they have been developed and /5(3). Riffs & choruses: a new jazz anthology / edited by Andrew Clark. The Wire "This anthology takes an intriguing approach to exploring the cultural and musical history of creatively mixes widely divergent viewpoints on each riff, covering topics such as the origins and influence of jazz, jazz criticism, and the racial, "Riffs And Choruses doesn't have such a glaring imbalance, and now challenges Robert Gottlieb's Reading Jazz - which does - as the best anthology Author: Bloomsbury.   Most of the riffs covered here are better played using electric guitars, with some requiring guitar effects like distortion, overdrive, and chorus effects, to reproduce the original sound of the riffs. But if all you’ve got is an acoustic guitar with no pedal effects, then it’s still ok to learn the riffs and be able to play it correctly.

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