Master's Recital: 2012-04-03 - Ryan Burd, percussion

Master's Recital: 2012-04-03 - Ryan Burd, percussion

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Date: April 3, 2012
Creator: Burd, Ryan
Description: Recital presented at the UNT College of Music Recital Hall in partial fulfillment of the Master of Music (MM) degree.
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Jazz Recital: 2012-02-29 - Jazz Repertory Ensemble

Jazz Recital: 2012-02-29 - Jazz Repertory Ensemble

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Date: February 29, 2012
Creator: Jazz Repertory Ensemble
Description: A jazz ensemble concert performed at UNT College of Music Kenton Hall.
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Master's Recital: 2012-03-29 - Jordan Tucker, alto saxophone

Master's Recital: 2012-03-29 - Jordan Tucker, alto saxophone

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Date: March 29, 2012
Creator: Tucker, Jordan
Description: A master's recital performed at the UNT College of Music Kenton Hall.
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Master's Recital: 2012-04-10 - Ok-Hyun Kwak, jazz composition

Master's Recital: 2012-04-10 - Ok-Hyun Kwak, jazz composition

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Date: April 10, 2012
Creator: Kwak, Ok-Hyun
Description: Recital presented at the UNT College of Music Kenton Hall in partial fulfillment of the Master of Music (MM) degree.
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Ensemble: 2012-03-13 - Concert Choir and Jazz Singers

Ensemble: 2012-03-13 - Concert Choir and Jazz Singers

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Date: March 13, 2012
Creator: Concert Choir
Description: A choir concert performed at the UNT College of Music Winspear Hall.
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Master's Recital: 2012-04-11 - Paul Shinn, piano

Master's Recital: 2012-04-11 - Paul Shinn, piano

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Date: April 11, 2012
Creator: Shinn, Paul
Description: Recital presented at the UNT College of Music Recital Hall in partial fulfillment of the Master of Music (MM) degree.
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Ensemble: 1999-11-10 Swing Strings

Ensemble: 1999-11-10 Swing Strings

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Date: November 10, 1999
Creator: Swing Strings
Description: A jazz concert performed at the UNT College of Music Kenton Hall.
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Ensemble: 1999-10-11 Jazz Repertory Lab

Ensemble: 1999-10-11 Jazz Repertory Lab

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Date: October 11, 1999
Creator: Jazz Repertory Lab
Description: A jazz ensemble concert performed at the UNT College of Music Kenton Hall.
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Faculty Recital: 1999-04-07-The Faculty Jazz Sextet

Faculty Recital: 1999-04-07-The Faculty Jazz Sextet

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Date: April 7, 1999
Creator: Riggs, Jim; Haerle, Dan; Seaton, Lynn; Soph, Ed; Hamilton, Fred & Steinel, Michael
Description: a faculty jazz recital performed at the UNT College of Music Kenton Hall.
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Caught Between Jazz and Pop: The Contested Origins, Criticism, Performance Practice, and Reception of Smooth Jazz.

Caught Between Jazz and Pop: The Contested Origins, Criticism, Performance Practice, and Reception of Smooth Jazz.

Date: December 2008
Creator: West, Aaron J.
Description: In Caught Between Jazz and Pop, I challenge the prevalent marginalization and malignment of smooth jazz in the standard jazz narrative. Furthermore, I question the assumption that smooth jazz is an unfortunate and unwelcomed evolutionary outcome of the jazz-fusion era. Instead, I argue that smooth jazz is a long-lived musical style that merits multi-disciplinary analyses of its origins, critical dialogues, performance practice, and reception. Chapter 1 begins with an examination of current misconceptions about the origins of smooth jazz. In many jazz histories, the origins of smooth jazz are defined as a product of the jazz-fusion era. I suggest that smooth jazz is a distinct jazz style that is not a direct outgrowth of any mainstream jazz style, but a hybrid of various popular and jazz styles. Chapters 2 through 4 contain eight case studies examining the performers of crossover jazz and smooth jazz. These performers have conceived and maintained distinct communicative connections between themselves and their audiences. In the following chapter, the unfair treatment of popular jazz styles is examined. Many early and influential jazz critics sought to elevate jazz to the status of art music by discrediting popular jazz styles. These critics used specific criteria and emphasized notions ...
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