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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 14 related to Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War.    

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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Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Lisa E. Davenport - History - 2010 - 208 pages
Jazz as an instrument of global diplomacy transformed superpower relations in the Cold War era and reshaped democracy's image worldwide. Lisa E. Davenport tells the story of ...
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Jazz in American Culture

Burton W. Peretti - Music - 1998 - 208 pages
This history of jazz, spanning the twentieth century, is the first to place it within the broad context of American culture. Burton Peretti argues persuasively that this ...
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Jazz (Collins Need to Know?)

Bob Blumenthal - Music - 2014 - 192 pages
The story of the development of jazz and the extraordinary jazz legends who changed the face of music.
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Backstory in Blue: Ellington at Newport '56

John Fass Morton - Music - 2008 - 304 pages
Duke Ellington's 'Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue', recorded at the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival, still makes a profound statement about post-war America. This is a behind-the ...
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Lift Every Voice: The History of African American Music

Burton William Peretti - History - 2009 - 223 pages
Looks at the history of African American music from its roots in Africa and slavery to the present day and examines its place within African American communities and the nation ...
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Profiles in Jazz: From Sidney Bechet to John Coltrane

Raymond Horricks - Music - 1991 - 267 pages
A highly personal collection of jazz portraits--centered around the towering figure of Duke Ellington--with the unabashedly didactic intent of publicizing, promoting, and ...
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Jazz Musicians of the Early Years, to 1945

David Dicaire - Music - 2003 - 329 pages
The story of the first roughly half century of jazz is really the story of some of the greatest musicians of all time. Scott Joplin, Glenn Miller, Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller ...
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