Is Jazz Dead?: Or Has It Moved to a New Address

Is Jazz Dead?: Or Has It Moved to a New Address

Stuart Nicholson


Is Jazz useless? examines the kingdom of jazz in the United States on the flip of the twenty-first century. Musicians themselves are returning to New Orleans, Swing, and Bebop types, whereas the paintings of the '60s avant-garde or even '70s and '80s jazz-rock is roundly overlooked. in the meantime, worldwide jazz musicians are growing new and interesting song that's simply becoming heard within the usa, providing a plausible substitute to the rampant conservatism the following. Stuart Nicholson's thought-provoking ebook bargains an research of the yank scene, the way it got here to be so stagnant, and what it may possibly do to create a brand new point of creativity. This e-book is sure to be debatable between jazz purists and musicians; it is going to definitely generate dialogue approximately how jazz should still develop now that it has turn into a well-known a part of American musical historical past. Is Jazz Dead? dares to invite the query on all jazz fan's minds: Can jazz live to tell the tale as a residing medium? And, if that is so, how?

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