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Books Books 1 - 7 of about 7 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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Music in America's Cold War Diplomacy

Danielle Fosler-Lussier - Music - 2015 - 344 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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Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call out to Jazz and Africa

Ingrid Monson - Social Science - 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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What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years

Ricky Riccardi - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 304 pages
In this richly detailed and prodigiously researched book, jazz scholar and musician Ricky Riccardi reveals for the first time the genius and remarkable achievements of the last ...
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Historical Dictionary of Jazz

John S. Davis - Music - 2012 - 470 pages
Jazz is a music formed from a combination of influences. In its infancy, jazz was a melting pot of military brass bands, work songs and field hollers of the United States ...
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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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