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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 11 related to Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War.   

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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The Later Swing Era, 1942 to 1955

Lawrence McClellan - Music - 2004 - 382 pages
Presents a history and critique of Swing music from the World War II years up to the post-World War II era, including such musicians as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Stan ...
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Joined at the Hip: A History of Jazz in the Twin Cities

Jay Goetting - Music - 2011 - 231 pages
From the early days through Prohibition and the swing era, then to bebop and beyond, this is the story of jazz music, musicians, and venues in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
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Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call out to Jazz and Africa

Ingrid Monson - History - 2010 - 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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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington

Terry Teachout - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 496 pages
A major new biography of Duke Ellington from the acclaimed author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington was the greatest jazz composer of the ...
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Jazz: Grove Music Essentials

Mark Tucker, Travis Jackson - Music - 2015
An historical survey of jazz. This ebook is a static version of an article from Grove Music Online, a continuously updated online resource, offering comprehensive coverage 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 - 2007 - 254 pages
A look at the evolution of free jazz in the 1960s explores the role played by political radicalism, universities, nonprofit organizations, older musicians, Black nationalism ...
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Race Music: Black Cultures from Bebop to Hip-hop

Guthrie P. Ramsey - Music - 2003 - 281 pages
A sweeping treatment of black music in American and the subcultures that attend each new wave covers everything from Sunday morning Gospel to jazz to rap music, focusing on the ...
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