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Published: 29 August 2019

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780190604578

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Postbop Jazz in the 1960s

The Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea

Keith Waters

  • Provides new approaches to understanding jazz standard compositions from the 1960s
  • In addition to well-known jazz standards, examines lesser-known compositions of Shorter, Hancock, and Corea
  • Using the notion of postbop as a frame, distinguishes postbop compositions from those of tonal, modal, and free jazz traditions