By Catherine Tackley
Combining rigorous documentary and archival study with shut research of the recording, Tackley strips again the accrued layers of interpretation and aspiring to check the functionality in its unique context, and discover what the cloth has come to symbolize in its recorded shape. Taking an entire view of the live performance, she examines the wealthy cultural surroundings during which it came about, and analyzes the compositions, preparations and performances themselves, sooner than discussing the rapid reception, and lasting legacy and influence of this storied occasion and album. because the definitive examine of 1 of crucial recordings of the twentieth-century, Benny Goodman's well-known 1938 Carnegie corridor Jazz live performance is a must-read for all critical jazz enthusiasts, musicians and scholars.
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Benny Goodman's Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert (Oxford Studies in Recorded Jazz) by Catherine Tackley