Remixing European Jazz Culture

Remixing European Jazz Culture

Author: Kristin McGee

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ISBN: 1138585491

Category: Jazz

Page: 258

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"Remixing European Jazz Culture examines a European jazz culture that emerged during the mid-1990's in cosmopolitan cities like Amsterdam and Berlin. Since then, internationally recognized jazz styles have developed. This book examines three phenomena that supported the turn of European jazz in the 21st century: 1) the influence and integration of the aesthetics of popular music such as hip hop and EDM, 2) the role of electronic and digital technologies in performance, recording and distribution, and 3) the expanding international networks of contemporary jazz performance, promotion, and reception due to globalization, transnational tourism, and migration. This book reveals how the transformation of national cultural identities are tied to contemporary processes within jazz cultures, such as aesthetic flow, cultural migration, digital mediation and the increasing disintegration of artistic boundaries (high, low, acoustic, digital, classical and popular). In addition to illuminating the creative output of current groups, the book addresses why such forms of eclectic, mixed-mediated, hybrid jazz are frequently ignored by jazz scholars when this music greatly expanded the plane of jazz's continued prosperity, popularity and revitalization in the 21st century. Through case studies ranging from jazz performers to jazz media or performance contexts, the book examines the impact of particular locales for the emergence of jazz-centered networks in various cities, including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Berlin, London and Oslo. It also uncovers the dominant role of New York as the jazz center, in guiding criteria for jazz prestige within contemporary local, national and international circuits. Finally, it examines how the entire project of remixing European jazz culture has stimulated a merging of jazz's past and present"--
Remixing European Jazz Culture
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Kristin McGee
Categories: Jazz
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-12 - Publisher:

"Remixing European Jazz Culture examines a European jazz culture that emerged during the mid-1990's in cosmopolitan cities like Amsterdam and Berlin. Since then, internationally recognized jazz styles have developed. This book examines three phenomena that supported the turn of European jazz in the 21st century: 1) the influence and integration
Remixing European Jazz Culture
Language: en
Pages: 258
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Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-20 - Publisher: Routledge

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Language: en
Pages: 228
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Language: en
Pages: 248
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