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Sound of the North : Norway and the European Jazz Scene (Paperback) (Luca Vitali)

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This is the first monograph dedicated to the extremely lively Norwegian jazz scene, through the a reconstruction of the history that has given Norway a fundamental role in Europe for the emancipation of jazz with African American roots. It is an itinerary that began in the 1960s, with the arrival in Oslo of George Russell, and continues to this day; a passionate account dense with anecdotes, unpublished interviews and encounters, which documents the richness and originality of a journey through the musical culture of our times. An audio CD is enclosed with the book, containing an anthology of the best of jazz music produced in Norway in recent years.
This is the first monograph dedicated to the extremely lively Norwegian jazz scene, through the a reconstruction of the history that has given Norway a fundamental role in Europe for the emancipation of jazz with African American roots. It is an itinerary that began in the 1960s, with the arrival in Oslo of George Russell, and continues to this day; a passionate account dense with anecdotes, unpublished interviews and encounters, which documents the richness and originality of a journey through the musical culture of our times. An audio CD is enclosed with the book, containing an anthology of the best of jazz music produced in Norway in recent years.
Number of Pages: 253
Genre: Music
Sub-Genre: Genres + Styles / Jazz, History + Criticism, Ethnomusicology
Series Title: Auditorium International
Format: Paperback
Publisher: David Brown Book Co
Author: Luca Vitali
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2016
TCIN: 17347729
UPC: 9788898599530
Item Number (DPCI): 247-45-7713
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