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The culture of jazz : jazz as critical culture / Frank A. Salamone

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Salamone, Frank A  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 245 p., [7] p. of plates : ill ; 23 cm
United States
20th century
The culture of jazz and jazz as critical culture -- Music and anthropology -- Teaching the culture of jazz -- Africa as a metaphor of authenticity in jazz -- The spread of American music to the international scene -- Jazz and its impact on European classical music -- Creole performance and the mass -- Jazz in Rochester in the context of the wider scene -- Stereotype and reality : social and cultural characteristics of members of the Down Beat hall of fame -- Laughin' Louie : an analysis of Louis Armstrong's record and its relationship to African-American musical humor -- Dizzy, humor, and subversion of accepted reality -- From the Cotton Club to the cathedral -- Boppers and moldy figs : a tale of two cultures -- The force primeval : the image of jazz in American literature -- Puttin' it on -- Did they make the scene or did the scene make them? : expatriate jazz musicians in Europe -- Close enough for jazz : humor and jazz reality -- He sang away my blues -- Music and emotion -- The good die young : the tragedy of the jazz life -- Conclusion
Jazz--History and criticism  Search this
Popular culture--History  Search this
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