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Charlie Parker, Composer

  • Author: Martin, Henry
In the centenary year of Bird's birth, Martin adds a welcome, solid piece of musical scholarship. Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty; professionals

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$49.25

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Contents

  • Table 1
  • Table 2
  • List of Examples and Tables
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Jazz Composition and Parker as Jazz Composer
  • Chapter 1: Music Background and Compositional Overview
  • Chapter 2: 32-Bar Rhythm Changes Compositions
  • Chapter 3: Other 32-Bar AABA Compositions
  • Chapter 4: 32-Bar ABAC Compositions
  • Chapter 5: Through-Composed Blues in C
  • Chapter 6: Through-Composed Blues in Other Keys
  • Chapter 7: 32-Bar Compositions with A Section or Partial A Section
  • Chapter 8: Riff Blues
  • Chapter 9: Improvisational Frames with Composed Sections and Non-Standard Works
  • Chapter 10: Summary and Assessment
  • Bibliography
  • Index