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Saying something : jazz improvisation and interaction /

This fresh look at the neglected rhythm section in jazz ensembles shows that the improvisational interplay among drums, bass, and piano is just as innovative, complex, and spontaneous as the solo. Ingrid Monson juxtaposes musicians' talk and musical examples to ask how musicians go about "...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Monson, Ingrid T.
Corporate Author: ACLS Humanities Ebook.
Format: Online Book
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1996.
Series:Chicago studies in ethnomusicology.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Introduction; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1 Talking to Musicians; 2 Grooving and Feeling; 3 Music, Language, and Cultural Styles: Improvisation as Conversation; 4 Intermusicality; 5 Interaction, Feeling, and Musical Analysis; 6 Ethnomusicology, Interaction, and Poststructuralism; Coda; Notes; Interviews; Recordings; Bibliography; Index.