Browse by Subject "blues"
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"I been to hear the highest kind of opera grand": blues, "good music," and the performance of race on record, 1920-1921 (2010-06-22)In the early twentieth century, record companies frequently used the designation “good music” as a catch-all category to describe serious art music selections, and the commercial and cultural value afforded to “good music” ...
Radiohead's subterranean jazz structuralism: the music of Louis Armstrong, Alice Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Charles Mingus in ten compositions by Radiohead (2016-04-21)The objective of this dissertation is to define the undocumented jazz lineage of Radiohead's musical evolution that has been overlooked in the current academic discourse. Drawing on ten examples from Radiohead albums OK ...