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Author Gennari, John.
Title Blowin' hot and cool : jazz and its critics / John Gennari.
Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 12  780.973 G    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 480 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-444) and index.
Contents Introduction : (much more than) a few words about jazz -- "Not only a new art form but a new reason for living" -- "As if it were artistic and not just a teenage enthusiasm" : hot collecting across the color line -- Hearing the "noisy lostness" : telling the story of jazz -- Writer's writers and sensitive cats : mapping the new jazz criticism -- Swinging in a high-class groove : mainstreaming jazz in Lenox and Newport -- The shock of the new : black freedom, the counterculture, and 1960s jazz criticism -- Race-ing the bird : Ross Russell's obsessive pursuit of Charlie Parker -- Tangled up in blues : the new jazz renaissance and its discontents -- Conclusion : change of the century.
Subject Jazz -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- United States.
Jazz musicians -- United States.
Musical criticism -- United States.
Added Title Blowing hot and cool
Jazz and its critics
ISBN 0226289222 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780226289229