Jazz diasporas : race, music, and migration in post-World War II Paris (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Jazz diasporas : race, music, and migration in post-World War II Paris

Author: Rashida K Braggs
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
Series: Music of the african diaspora, 18.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the close of the Second World War, waves of African American musicians migrated to Paris, eager to thrive in its reinvigorated jazz scene. Jazz Diasporas challenges the notion that Paris was a  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rashida K Braggs
ISBN: 9780520963412 0520963415
OCLC Number: 1105458754
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: Performing diaspora with Sidney Bechet --
Jazz at home in France: French jazz musicians on the war path to "authentic" jazz --
Inez Cavanaugh: creating & complicating jazz community --
Boris Vian & James Baldwin in Paris: are we a blues people too? --
Kenny Clarke's journey between "black" and "universal" music --
Coda: beyond color-blind narratives: reading behind the scenes of Paris blues.
Series Title: Music of the african diaspora, 18.
Other Titles: Race, music, and migration in post-World War II Paris.
Responsibility: Rashida K. Braggs.

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"A fascinating look into an important chapter in cultural history." Kirkus Reviews "Un libro apasionante, bien documentado y basico para entender la migracion de musicos afroamericanos de jazz a Read more...

 
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