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Stomping

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...’stomping’ generally denotes a performance practise that involves dynamic accentuation on all four beats of a quadruple-meter accompaniment. The term is largely associated with early jazz accompaniments, but it might also describe...

Drumset

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...Introduction The term ‘drumset’ or ‘drumkit’ refers to a collection of drums and cymbals played by a single performer, generally using all four limbs. A modern drumset typically consists of a bass drum (played with the drummer...

Vibraphone

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...The vibraphone (‘vibraharp’ or ‘vibes’) is a tuned percussion instrument that was invented in the United States in the early twentieth century. It was developed from a ‘steel marimba,’ a novelty instrument in which a marimba’s traditional...
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...The trajectory and impact of Benny Goodman saw swing and jazz music morph from a form viewed with derision by the general public to one that was treated with respect and had artistic merit. Born to a poor family of Jewish immigrants...

Clarinet

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...The clarinet is a single-reed woodwind instrument descended from the chalumeau (an instrument that equates in range and tone to the lowest register of the clarinet) which gained its modern form in stages, from the instrument invented...

—Columbia (US)

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David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Sanjek

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Columbia was established as the Columbia Phonograph Company in 1888 in Washington, DC (taking its name from the ‘District of Columbia’) as part of the North American Phonograph Company, whose owner, J.P. Lippincott, had succeeded in merging...

—Victor (US)

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Sanjek

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...One of the oldest record companies in the United States, Victor was established in Camden, New Jersey in October 1901 as the Victor Talking Machine Company. Its founder, Eldridge R. Johnson, had developed the first spring-wound motors...

Swing Music and Big-Band Jazz

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Swing music played by big bands was one of the most durable, visible and commercially successful genres of twentieth-century American popular music. A style of jazz played in ensembles of approximately 12–18 musicians, characterized...

Bolero

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bolero is the quintessential Latin American romantic song of the twentieth century. From its starting point in Santiago de Cuba, bolero evolved into a cosmopolitan and international style taking full advantage of the new technologies...

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 8,008,278; metropolitan area – 21,199,865 (2002) New York City lies on the northeastern Atlantic coast of the United States, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The combination of a large natural harbor...