Blowin' the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

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Glossary

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY a short informational sheet or group of sheets sent by record labels or publicity firms to critics, radio stations, and other media outlets to publicize a new recording or a particular musician.

ARTISTS AND REPERTOIRE (also A&R) the division of a record company focused on signing musicians and supervising their recordings.

BACKGROUND a rifflike ensemble figure that functions as an accompaniment for a solo or a portion thereof.

BASS DRUM the lowest-pitched drum in a drum kit, played with the right foot by means of a foot pedal.

BEHIND (the beat) indicates attacks that come rhythmically a fraction of a second after a perceived metronomic pulse.

BLEEDING a situation in which a sound, in a recording studio, is picked up by a microphone intended to capture other, isolated sounds.

BLOW to take a solo; to play behind/with a soloist as if one were taking a solo.

BOTTOM the last section or measures of a tune’s form.

BREAK a section, generally in the final measures of a form, in which all instrumentalists, save a soloist, cease playing for a specified number of measures. The other performers rejoin the soloist at the location in the form where they would have been had they not ceased playing.

BREAKPOINT a point in a form that marks the separation of sections or choruses from each other.

BRIDGE the section of a tune’s form that presents a contrasting key area, sometimes with changes in texture, tempo, and/or feel, usually eight measures in length or some multiple thereof. In an AABA form, the bridge would be the B section.

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