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Kernfeld, Barry Dean 1950-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 231 publications in 3 languages and 7,495 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Bio-bibliography  Dictionaries  History  Discographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Instrumentalist, Performer, Creator, ed
Classifications: ML102.J3, 781.6503
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barry Dean Kernfeld
The New Grove dictionary of jazz by George Grove( Book )

19 editions published between 1199 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Grove dictionary of jazz( Book )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition will be the definitive resource for any serious lover & listener of jazz. This 3 volume hardcover second edition builds upon the impressive foundation laid by its predecessor in 1988 to become the most comprehensive jazz reference work ever published. Editor Barry Kernfeld, a well-known jazz authority & scholar, has brought together the world's leading experts in jazz, ensuring the accuracy, breadth, & depth expected from Grove's
What to listen for in jazz by Barry Dean Kernfeld( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Kernfeld provides a thorough, learned, and accessible introduction to jazz, discussing its musical concepts, procedures, and styles and providing the background necessary to fully enjoy this musical art. The book is organized around twenty-one historic jazz recordings - from the New Orleans Rhythm Kings' Tin Roof Blues (1923) to Ornette Coleman's Honeymooners (1987) - that are analyzed in the text and included in a compact disc that accompanies the book. Barry Kernfeld draws from these musical works to illustrate jazz rhythm, forms, arrangement, composition, improvisation, style, and sound (recording fidelity, tuning systems, instrumentation, and timbre). Included in the book are more than one hundred notated music examples keyed to the compact disc and a biographical dictionary of musicians who figure prominently on the disc
The new Grove dictionary of jazz by Barry Dean Kernfeld( Book )

36 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains broad coverage of the subject of jazz while also providing detailed attention to all periods and styles from many countries
Pop song piracy : disobedient music distribution since 1929 by Barry Dean Kernfeld( Book )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music industry's ongoing battle against digital piracy is just the latest skirmish in a long conflict over who has the right to distribute music. Starting with music publishers' efforts to stamp out bootleg compilations of lyric sheets in 1929, Barry Kernfeld's Pop Song Piracy details nearly a century of disobedient music distribution from song sheets to MP3s. In the 1940s and '50s, Kernfeld reveals, song sheets were succeeded by fake books, unofficial volumes of melodies and lyrics for popular songs that were a key tool for musicians. Music publishers attempted to wipe out fake books, but after their efforts proved unsuccessful they published their own. Pop Song Piracy shows that this pattern of disobedience, prohibition, and assimilation recurred in each conflict over unauthorized music distribution, from European pirate radio stations to bootlegged live shows. Beneath this pattern, Kernfeld argues, there exists a complex give and take between distribution methods that merely copy existing songs (such as counterfeit CDs) and ones that transform songs into new products (such as file sharing). Ultimately, he contends, it was the music industry's persistent lagging behind in creating innovative products that led to the very piracy it sought to eliminate
The Blackwell guide to recorded jazz( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and German and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blackwell guide to recorded jazz( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of fake books : bootlegging songs to musicians by Barry Dean Kernfeld( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fake books - anthologies of songs notated in musical shorthand - have been used by countless pop and jazz musicians in both professional and amateur settings for more than half a century. The Story of Fake Books : Bootlegging Songs to Musicians traces the entertaining and previously unknown account of the origins of fake books of pop songs, which evolved through the bootlegging of a now obscure musical subscription service, Tune-Dex. Barry Kernfeld chronicles the history of fake books from their increased popularity among musicians to the prosecution of publishers by the government and the music industry, resulting in America's first full-blown federal trial for criminal copyright infringement
The Blackwell guide to recorded jazz( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adderley, Coltrane, and Davis at the twilight of bebop : the search for melodic coherence (1958-59) by Barry Dean Kernfeld( )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What to listen for in jazz by Barry Dean Kernfeld( Recording )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from recordings by various jazz musicians to illustrate text of book with same title
Die Enzyklopädie des Jazz : die Geschichte des Jazz im Spiegel der wichtigsten Aufnahmen( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Grove dictionary of jazz by Barry Dean Kernfeld( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Grove dictionary of jazz by Barry Dean Kernfeld( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Grove dictionary of jazz by Barry Dean Kernfeld( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Grove dictionary of jazz by Barry Dean Kernfeld( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabler - Niewood( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nightclubs - Zwingenberger( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A - Fuzz( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A - K( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Barry Kernfeld Amerikaans auteur

Barry Kernfeld Music historian

Barry Kernfeld US-amerikanischer Jazz-Wissenschaftler

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Languages
English (184)

German (3)

Chinese (2)

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The new Grove dictionary of jazzWhat to listen for in jazzThe new Grove dictionary of jazzPop song piracy : disobedient music distribution since 1929The Blackwell guide to recorded jazzThe story of fake books : bootlegging songs to musiciansWhat to listen for in jazzThe new Grove dictionary of jazz