Two steps ahead of the century : jazz and art
|Format:||Print Book 2017|
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Jazz is America's most original art form. Originating in New Orleans, it quickly captivated audiences throughout America and Europe. Provocative young painters found inspiration in the popular music. By relishing the expressions of the outsider and probing deep within the soul of the individual, jazz musicians and visual artists created art that expressed what it meant to be modern in all its thrilling complexity.
This book covers every major development in the visual arts from Impressionism to Pop art featuring over 130 artworks from Pablo Picasso to Jean-Michel Basquiat. As you turn the pages of this exciting volume, listen to the finest selections of jazz.A vivid history of Modern art and its eminent representatives More than 130 artworks in full color from Impressionism to Pop art Three CDs featuring original jazz recordings, digitally remastered, including detailed Liner notes
ContentsThe origins of modernity, 1860-1900
Ragtime and popular entertainment, 1900-1917
The jazz age in Europe and America, 1920-1930
Post-war art and jazz, 1940-1990. CD 1, Ragtime. Livery stable blues (Original Dixieland "Jass" Band) ; Original Tuxedo rag (Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra) ; Keep out of the grass r (James P. Johnson) ; I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate (the Cotton Pickers) ; Canal Street blues (King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band) ; Milenburg joys (New Orleans Rhythm Kings) ; Perdido Street blues (New Orleans Wanderers) ; Singin' the blues (Frank Trumbauer and his orchestra) ; St. Louis blues (Louis Armstrong and his orchestra) ; Dead man blues ; The pearls (Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers) ; Wolverine blues (Jelly Roll Morton) ; East St. Louis toodle-oo (Duke Ellington and his orchestra) ; Fidgety feet (Fletcher Henderson and his orchestra) ; Handful of keys (Fats Waller) ; Honky tonk train blues (Meade Lux Lewis) ; Pine Top's boogie woogie (Pine Top Smith) ; Café society rag r(Albert, Meade, Pete and their 3 pianos)
CD 2, The jazz age. King of the Zulus ; West End blues (Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five) ; It don't mean a thing (if it ain't got that swing) (Duke Ellington and his orchestra) ; You're driving me crazy (Le Quintette du Hot Club de France) ; What a dream (Sidney Bechet and his orchestra) ; One o'clock jump ; Oh! Lady be good ; Swing, brother, swing (Count Basie and his orchestra) ; Strange fruit (Billie Holiday accompanied by Frankie Newton and his orchestra) ; King Porter stomp (Benny Goodman and his orchestra) ; Jack the bear ; Take the "A" train (Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra) ; Tenor madness (Sonny Rollins Quintet) ; I'm an old cowhand (Sonny Rollins Trio) ; Sure as you're born (Eric Borchard Jazz-Band) ; Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss auf Liebe eingestellt : from the film, "Der blaue Engel" ; Jonny (Marlene Dietrich) ; Oh Mond! (Blandine Ebinger) ; Heut' spielt mein Sebastian (Weintraub Syncopators)
CD 3, Post-war jazz. Boogie woogie jump (Pete Johnson, Albert Ammons) ; Groovin' high (Dizzy Gillespie (All Star Sextette)) ; Half step down, please (Coleman Hawkins and his All Stars) ; Picasso (Coleman Hawkins) ; On the sunny side of the street ; New Orleans function (Louis Armstrong and his All Stars) ; Rosetta (Earl Hines Quartet) ; Parker's mood (Charlie Parker All-Stars) ; Moanin' (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers) ; Walkin' (Miles Davis All Stars) ; 'Round about midnight (Miles Davis Quintet) ; My favorite things (John Coltrane Quartet) ; Jubilation (Cannonball Adderley Quintet).
Art and music
-- 20th century.
Jazz in art.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
|Publisher|| Hamburg, Germany :earBooks,2017
|Other Titles|| Jazz and art
Text in English and German.
220 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm + 3 audio discs (4 3/4 in.)
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-217).