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Technology and the Stylistic Evolution of the Jazz Bass

  • Author: Dowdall, Peter

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$165.25

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Contents

  • Introduction.
  • 1. The Bass and the Early Mechanical Roots of Jazz (1915-1930)
  • 2. The Bass, Technology and the Development of the Rhythm Section (1930-1945)
  • 3. The Spoils of War and the Jazz Bass: Tape Recorders and Editing (1945-1960)
  • 4. The Electrification of the Bass: Behold the Illegitimate Cousin (1954-1970)
  • 5. The Jazz Bass, Multi-Track Recording Technology and Fusion (1970s)
  • 6. Jaco Pastorius: The Electric Jazz Bass Attains Respectability (1976-1985)
  • 7. The Young Lions and the Technological Backlash (1980-1990)
  • 8. Pro Tools, Computers and the Bass (1990-2005)
  • 9. The Future of the Jazz Bassist (2005-2012) Conclusion.