Other Side of Nowhere Jazz, Improvisation, and Communities in Dialogue

ISBN-10: 0819566829
ISBN-13: 9780819566829
Edition: 2004
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Description: A breakthrough book in the emergent fields of improvisation and cultural theory, The Other Side of Nowhere conveys the spirit and energy of an experimental celebration. The volume is divided into four sections: writings of musicians about  More...

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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Publication date: 3/30/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 462
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

A breakthrough book in the emergent fields of improvisation and cultural theory, The Other Side of Nowhere conveys the spirit and energy of an experimental celebration. The volume is divided into four sections: writings of musicians about improvising; examinations of inter- and cross-cultural dialogue; discussions of social practice and identity; and essays about collaborative dissonance. The 17 essays present jazz improvisation as a cultural practice with far-reaching ramifications. Music is treated not merely as an artistic phenomenon, but as a social force with the power to effect substantial change among people of marginalized races, genders, sexualities and ethnicities. The collection argues that there is a distinctive relationship between the emergence of free jazz, the desire for social justice and activist practices. The Other Side of Nowhere is a groundbreaking book that offers multiple perspectives on the art of jazz improvisation--it will inspire readers to create, collaborate and dissent. CONTRIBUTORS: John Corbett, Krin Gabbard, Michael Jarrett, George E. Lewis, Nathaniel Mackey, Mark Anthony Neal, Pauline Oliveros, Eddie Prevost, Dana Reason, Michael Snow and Sherrie Tucker.

Performers Improvise
A Composition on Improvisation
Harmonic Anatomy: Women in Improvisation
"Navigable Structures and Transforming Mirrors": Improvisation and Interactivity
Between and Across Cultures
Transmissions of an Interculture: Pan-African Jazz and Intercultural Improvisation
Improvised Music After 1950: Afrological and Eurological Perspectives
Afterward to "Improvised Music after 1950": The Changing Same
Improvising in a Different Clave: Steve Coleman and AfroCuba de Matanzas
Social Practice and Identity
"...A Way Out of No Way": Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Black Social Improvisation
Playing like a Girl: The Queer Laughter of the Feminist Improvising Group
Bordering on Community: Improvising Women Improvising Women-in-Jazz
Improvising Character: Jazz, the Actor, and Protocols of Improvisation
Improvisation and Imitation: Marlon Brando as Jazz Actor
Cutting Sides: Jazz Record Producers and Improvisation
Collaborative Dissonances
The Discourse of a Dysfunctional Drummer: Collaborative Dissonances, Improvisation, and Cultural Theory
Paracritical Hinge
Out of Nowhere: Meditations on Deleuzian Music, Anti-Cadential

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