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The evolution of jazz, a survey of an American art form from Scott Joplin to Lenny Tristano. The evolution of jazz is a tape recorded feature presented under the auspices of Northeastern University by the Lowell Institute Cooperative Broadcasting Council. Matt Hentoff, associate editor of Downbeat Magazine, discusses the growth of jazz from its roots in Europe and Africa and considers the musical as well as the sociological forces
that shaped it. Mr. Hentoff. Last week's lecture concluded with an example of contemporary Swedish jazz. Now it is true that almost from its very beginning, certainly since 1920, American jazz has influenced musicians in other countries. This influence has never been so pervasive as within the past four or five years. In other words, particularly the influence of our contemporary jazz man. And Sweden, especially, has produced jazz man of quite imposing stature. Here for example, here's the Swedish equivalent of the Jerry Mulligan quartet, with baritone saxist Les Goulines, a trombone in place of Chet Baker's trumpet, a trombone played by Aca Piersen, Simon Bram on drums, on bass rather, and Jack Noren drums. They call this, and tribute to Mulligan's piano-less idea, holiday for piano.
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Series
The Evolution of Jazz
Episode Number
37
Episode
Hot Jazz, Part One
Producing Organization
WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributing Organization
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/500-639k7b0z
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Description
Series Description
Jazz historian Nat Hentoff presents a series that traces the history of jazz, from its musical and cultural roots to its contemporary forms. "The Evolution of Jazz" was originally broadcast from WGBH in 1953-1954, and was re-broadcast by the National Educational Radio Network in 1964.
Broadcast Date
1954-07-23
Date
1965-05-06
Topics
Music
Subjects
Jazz musicians--United States--Biography.
Media type
Sound
Duration
00:29:06
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Credits
Host: Hentoff, Nat
Producer: Hentoff, Nat
Producing Organization: WGBH Educational Foundation
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 55-32-37 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:28:36
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Citations
Chicago: “The Evolution of Jazz; 37; Hot Jazz, Part One,” 1954-07-23, University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed May 27, 2024, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-639k7b0z.
MLA: “The Evolution of Jazz; 37; Hot Jazz, Part One.” 1954-07-23. University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. May 27, 2024. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-639k7b0z>.
APA: The Evolution of Jazz; 37; Hot Jazz, Part One. Boston, MA: University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-639k7b0z