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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...

West Coast Jazz

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...West Coast jazz was a term used in the popular media of 1950s and 1960s to refer to what was perceived as a distinctively Californian approach to jazz. California had been closely linked to jazz since its earliest days, with both San...

Third Stream

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Third Stream was the name given to an idiom that developed in the 1950s out of attempts to integrate techniques of jazz improvisation and those of classical composition. In the early to mid-1950s, many West Coast and cool jazz musicians...