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Where the dark and the light folks meet : race and the mythology, politics, and business of jazz

Author: Randy Sandke
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2010.
Series: Studies in jazz, no. 60.
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Examines the origins of jazz and argues that African-American musicians were influenced by a variety of traditions in American culture in creating this art form.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sandke, Randy.
Where the dark and the light folks meet.
Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2010
(OCoLC)664768267
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Sandke
ISBN: 9780810866522 0810866528
OCLC Number: 436387250
Description: x, 277 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Is jazz about music anymore? --
The activist jazz writers --
Good intentions and bad history --
What gets left out --
The road to radicalism --
Radical ideas and retro music --
The biggest myth of all --
It's strictly business --
Copyrights : accounting without accountability --
Show me the money --
Is everything about race? --
Tomorrow is the question.
Series Title: Studies in jazz, no. 60.
Other Titles: Race and the mythology, politics, and business of jazz
Responsibility: Randall Sandke.

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Sandke tackles the stubborn and controversial question of whether jazz is the product of an insulated African-American environment, shut off from the rest of society by strictures of segregation and  Read more...

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What Randy Sandke has to say in these pages is bound to make you think anew about jazz-agree with him or not. And he speaks from the heart. -- Dan Morgenstern, director, Institute of Jazz Studies, Read more...

 
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