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—Vogue (France)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Vogue was established by Léon Cabat, Albert Ferreri and Charles Delaunay in 1947. It was one of the first French record companies to centralize all aspects of production: recording, pressing and issuing. From the beginning, Vogue...

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...

—Blue Note Records (US)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...The Blue Note jazz record label was established in New York in 1939 by German émigré Alfred Lion, who was joined in partnership in 1941 by his fellow countryman Francis Wolff. Initially, the label focused on boogiewoogie and traditional...
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...Sidney Bechet (1897–1959) was an American saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer, best known as a pioneering figure in the evolution of jazz music. Born in New Orleans to a middle-class mixed-race family, Bechet learned to play instruments...

c. Saxophone

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

Continuum, 2003

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...General Description The saxophone (Ger. saxophon, Fr. saxophone, It. sassofone) is a thin-walled brass instrument with a conical bore that widens to a slightly flared bell. Along its body is a series of holes, sized...

Blues in Europe

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 XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...When compared to the impact of jazz on Europe, that of its contemporary, the blues, is undoubtedly more minor. Fewer European musicians adopted and adapted the genre, and the blues in Europe did not develop its own diversity of distinctive...

New Orleans Jazz

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Although there remains considerable debate about whether jazz first emerged in New Orleans, few would dispute the claim that New Orleans jazz displays distinctive stylistic features as a functional music rooted in the festival...

Haiti

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 7,500,000 (2004) Though Haiti has an especially vibrant and creative popular music scene, it has never had the global impact that one associates with its Caribbean neighbors, such as Cuba, Jamaica, or Trinidad...

Chicago, IL

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Paul Oliver

Paul Oliver is a Fellow of Oxford Brookes University. 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 – 2,896,016 (2000); metropolitan area – 7,261,176 (2000) Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States. Located on the shores of the southern tip of Lake Michigan, it is the nucleus...

Jazz

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Jazz emerged as a distinct musical form in the United States in the early decades of the twentieth century and is primarily of African-American origin. Its early influences are held to encompass elements of African and European music...