Landing on the Wrong Note
Jazz, Dissonance and Critical Practice
By (author) Ajay Heble
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Landing on the Wrong Note by Ajay Heble
Book DescriptionAn imaginative and passionate synthesis of form and function, Landing on the Wrong NOte goes beyond mainstream jazz criticism, outlining a new poetics of jazz that emerges not from the ivory tower but from the clubs, performances, and lives of today's jazz musicians.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415923491
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ajay Heble
Other Side of Nowhere, Paperback (March 2004)
Divided into four sections - with writings of musicians about improvising; examinations of inter- and cross-cultural dialogue; discussions of social practice and identity; and essays about collaborative dissonance - the 17 essays in this work present jazz improvisation as a cultural practice with far-reaching ramifications.
New Contexts of Canadian Criticism, Paperback (April 1997)» View all books by Ajay Heble
"This selection of essays approaches the new terms and contexts in criticism, taking into account identity, nation, culture and race." -- The Globe and Mail
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Author Biography - Ajay Heble
Ajay Heble is Associate Professor of English at the University of Guelph in Canada. The author of a book on Alice Munro and the editor of a volume of Canadian criticism, he is also the Artistic Director of the Guelph Jazz Festival. He wears a beret.
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