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Books Books 1 - 5 of about 5 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 - Music - 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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Music in America's Cold War Diplomacy

Danielle Fosler-Lussier - Music - 2015 - 352 pages
During the Cold War, thousands of musicians from the United States traveled the world, sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Cultural Presentations program. Performances of ...
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This Is Our Music: Free Jazz, the Sixties, and American Culture

Iain Anderson - History - 2012 - 264 pages
This Is Our Music, declared saxophonist Ornette Coleman's 1960 album title. But whose music was it? At various times during the 1950s and 1960s, musicians, critics, fans ...
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Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call out to Jazz and Africa

Ingrid Monson - History - 2007 - 416 pages
An insightful examination of the impact of the Civil Rights Movement and African Independence on jazz in the 1950s and 60s, Freedom Sounds traces the complex relationships ...
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