Routledge Companion to Jazz Studies

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    The Routledge Companion to jazz Studies presents over forty articles from internationally renowned scholars and highlights the strengths of current jazz scholarship in a cross-disciplinary field of enquiry. Each chapter reflects on developments within jazz studies over the last twenty-five years, offering surveys and new insights into the The major perspectives and approaches to jazz research. The collection provides an essential research resource for students, scholars, and enthusiasts, and will serve as the definitive survey of current jazz scholarship in the Anglophone world to-date. It extends the critical debates about jazz that were set in motion by formative texts in the 1990s, and sets the agenda for the future scholarship by focusing on key issues and providing a framework for new lines of enquiry. It is organized around six themes: I. Historical Perspectives, II. Methodologies, III. Core Issues and Topics, IV. Individuals, Collectives and Communities, V. Politics, Discourse and Ideology and VI. New Directions and Debates.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Routledge Companion to Jazz Studies
    EditorsNicholas Gebhardt, Tony Whyton, Nichole Rustin-Pascale
    Place of PublicationNew York
    ISBN (Print)9781138231160
    Publication statusPublished (VoR) - 6 Dec 2018


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