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  1. Social Networks and Music Worlds

    Edited by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew, Paul Widdop

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Quincy Jones

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Clarence Bernard Henry

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Quincy Jones: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography and discography on one of the most prolific composers, arrangers, and conductors in American music. This reference work will appeal to wide range of musicologists, ethnomusicologists and cultural studies scholars....

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Emergence of Rock and Roll

    Music and the Rise of American Youth Culture

    By Mitchell K. Hall

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    Rock and roll music evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and 1950s, as a combination of African American blues, country, pop, and gospel music produced a new musical genre. Even as it captured the ears of the nation, rock and roll was the subject of controversy and contention....

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Rock History Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Theo Cateforis

    The Rock History Reader is an eclectic compilation of readings that tells the history of rock as it has been received and explained as a social and musical practice throughout its six decade history. The readings range from the vivid autobiographical accounts of such rock icons as Ronnie Spector...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets

    Cinemajazzamatazz

    By Morris Holbrook

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets focuses on macromarketing-related aspects of film music in general and on the cinemusical role of ambi-diegetic jazz in particular. The book examines other work on music in motion pictures which has dealt primarily with the traditional distinction between...

    Published June 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Handful of Keys

    Conversations with 30 Jazz Pianists

    By Alyn Shipton

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 25th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Duke Ellington and His World

    By A. H. Lawrence

    Based on lengthy interviews with Ellington's bandmates, family, and friends, Duke Ellington and His World offers a fresh look at this legendary composer. The first biography of the composer written by a fellow musician and African-American, the book traces Ellington's life and career in terms of...

    Published September 8th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Music of Stuart S Smith

    By Welsh

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 19th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Music of Anthony Braxton

    By Heffley

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 27th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Black Bottom Stomp

    Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz

    By David A. Jasen, Gene Jones

    Black Bottom Stomp tells the compelling stories of the lives and times of nine seminal figures in American music history, including Scott Joplin, Louis Armstrong, and Jelly Roll Morton....

    Published September 21st 2001 by Routledge