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Transnational Studies in Jazz


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Jews and Jazz: Improvising Ethnicity

Jews and Jazz: Improvising Ethnicity

Charles B Hersch
October 07, 2016

Jews and Jazz: Improvising Ethnicity explores the meaning of Jewish involvement in the world of American jazz. It focuses on the ways prominent jazz musicians like Stan Getz, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman, Michael Brecker, and Red Rodney have engaged with jazz in order to...

Jazz and Totalitarianism

Jazz and Totalitarianism

Bruce Johnson
August 12, 2016

Jazz and Totalitarianism examines jazz in a range of regimes that in significant ways may be described as totalitarian, historically covering the period from the Franco regime in Spain beginning in the 1930s to present day Iran and China. The book presents an overview of the two central terms and...

The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music

The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music

Nicholas Gebhardt, Tony Whyton
March 05, 2015

The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music documents the emergence of collective movements in jazz and improvised music. Jazz history is most often portrayed as a site for individual expression and revolves around the celebration of iconic figures, while the networks and...

Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaning

Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaning

Mark Laver
March 03, 2015

Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaning examines the issues of jazz, consumption, and capitalism through advertising. On television, on the Internet, in radio, and in print, advertising is a critically important medium for the mass dissemination of music and musical meaning. This book is a study...

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