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Why jazz happened / Marc Myers.

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Author/Creator:
Myers, Marc, 1956-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 267 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Record Giants Blink
  • DJs, Promoters, and Bebop
  • G.I. Bill and Cool
  • Speed War, Tape, and Solos
  • Suburbia and West Coast Jazz
  • BMI, R&B, and Hard Bop
  • Bias, Africa, and Spiritual Jazz
  • Invasion and Jazz-Pop
  • Alienation and the Avant-Garde
  • Lights, Volume, and Fusion
  • Jazz Hangs On
  • Notes
  • Index.
Summary:
A comprehensive social history looks at the many forces that shaped this most American of art forms and the many influences that gave rise to jazz's post-war styles.
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ISBN:
9780520268784
0520268784

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