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Blutopia : visions of the future and revisions of the past in the work of Sun Ra, Duke Ellington, and Anthony Braxton

Author: Graham Lock
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Blutopia Graham Lock studies the music and thought of three pioneering twentieth-century musicians: Sun Ra, Duke Ellington, and Anthony Braxton Providing an alternative to previous analyses of their work, Lock shows how these distinctive artists were each influenced by a common musical and spiritual heritage and participated in self-conscious efforts to create a utopian vision of the future.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lock, Graham, 1948-
Blutopia.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)636642091
Named Person: Sun Ra; Duke Ellington; Anthony Braxton; Anthony Braxton; Duke Ellington; Sun Ra.; Sun Ra.; Duke Ellington; Anthony Braxton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Lock
ISBN: 0822324040 9780822324041 0822324407 9780822324409
OCLC Number: 41527998
Description: xi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Blutopia --
pt. I. Sun Ra: A Starward Eye. 1. Astro Black: Mythic Future, Mythic Past. 2. Of Aliens and Angels: Mythic Identity --
pt. II. Duke Ellington: Tone Parallels. 3. In the Jungles of America: History Without Saying It. 4. Zajj: Renegotiating Her Story --
pt. III. Anthony Braxton: Crossroad Axiums. 5. All the Things You Are: Legba's Legacy. 6. Going to the Territory: Sound Maps of the Meta-Real --
Coda: House of Voices, Sea of Music.
Responsibility: Graham Lock.
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Suitable for the students of jazz, American music, African American studies, American culture, and cultural studies, this title studies the music and thought of three pioneering twentieth-century  Read more...

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"Lock is upping the ante on the scholarship of music. He gently leads the reader into largely unknown territory with impressive lucidity and evenhandedness."-John Szwed, author of Space Is the Place: Read more...

 
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