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John Zorn

Drawing upon his experience in classical, jazz, rock, hardcore punk, klezmer, film, cartoon, popular, world and improvised music, John Zorn has created a controversial and influential body of work that often defies academic categories. He has earned great respect within his own community and beyond by going his own way without compromise, developing a large network of supporters world wide, often in unexpected places. Born in 1953 and raised in New York City, Zorn has been a central figure in the Downtown Scene since 1975, incorporating a wide variety of creative musicians into various compositional formats

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Art Blakey - Il tamburo e l'estasi

Read "Art Blakey - Il tamburo e l'estasi" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Art Blakey--Il tamburo e l'estasi Vincenzo Martorella 190 pagine ISBN: # 978-8862319461 Arcana 2017 Euro 16,50 Torna in libreria un volume indispensabile per seguire il percorso artistico di Art Blakey grande protagonista del jazz moderno tanto nel ruolo di batterista che in quello di bandleader e talent scout. ...

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Rollin' and Tumblin'

Read "Rollin' and Tumblin'" reviewed by Mario Calvitti

Rollin' and Tumblin' Roberto Menabò 194 Pagine ISBN: 978-8862318228 Arcana 2014 Per quanto il blues sia un genere musicale da tempo largamente diffuso e storicizzato, i dati biografici dei suoi più grandi interpreti sono ancora ampiamente sconosciuti, dispersi nel terreno paludoso tra realtà e leggenda dove spesso le ...

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Frank Zappa. Rock come prassi compositiva

Read "Frank Zappa. Rock come prassi compositiva" reviewed by Mario Calvitti

Frank Zappa. Rock come prassi compositiva Giordano Montecchi 144 Pagine ISBN: 978-8862313773 Arcana 2014 Sono sempre più numerosi i libri su Frank Zappa pubblicati dopo la sua scomparsa avvenuta oltre 20 anni fa, ma la maggior parte si limita a esaminare l'aspetto biografico del personaggio, spesso da parte di ...


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