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Contested Democracy: Freedom, Race, and Power in American History

Manisha Sinha, Penny Marie Von Eschen - History - 2007 - 335 pages
With essays on U.S. history ranging from the American Revolution to the dawn of the twenty-first century, Contested Democracy illuminates struggles waged over freedom and ...
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Duke Ellington's America

Harvey G. Cohen - Music - 2010 - 704 pages
Few American artists in any medium have enjoyed the international and lasting cultural impact of Duke Ellington. From jazz standards such as “Mood Indigo” and “Don’t Get Around ...
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The Jazz Years: Earwitness to an Era

Leonard Feather - Music - 1987 - 310 pages
Leonard Feather's autobiography is also the story of jazz over the last half-century. Since arriving in New York from London in 1935, he has managed to distinguish himself as a ...
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Uptown Conversation: The New Jazz Studies

Robert G. O'Meally, Brent Hayes Edwards, Farah Jasmine Griffin - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 427 pages
'Uptown Conversation' asserts that jazz is not only a music to define, it is a culture. The essays illustrate how for more than a century jazz has initiated a call and response ...
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Glorious Days and Nights: A Jazz Memoir

Music - 2011 - 144 pages
A personal account of the fifty-year career of jazz photographer Herb Snitzer, with a special focus on his years in New York City from 1957 to 1964. A photojournalist for Life ...
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John Coltrane and the jazz revolution of the 1960s

Frank Kofsky - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 500 pages
John Coltrane's role in spearheading innovations in jazz that were an expression of the new cultural and political ferment that marked the rise of the mass struggle for Black ...
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Satchmo Meets Amadeus, Volume 2

Reinhold Wagnleitner - Fiction - 2006 - 328 pages
Satchmo Meets Amadeus examines the close encounters between classical music--the soundtrack of the Europeanized world--and jazz, the classical music of globalization. This is ...
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