Leonard Bernstein and the language of jazz / Katherine Baber.
For Leonard Bernstein, music was a language capable of communicating more directly than in words, and jazz was a crucial part of his musical vocabulary. As an idiom made up of a range of styles - whether stride, boogie-woogie, swing, bebop, or cool - jazz was central to Bernstein's compositiona...
University of Illinois Press,
|Series:||Music in American life.