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Books Books 1 - 8 of about 8 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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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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African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass ...

Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, Joshua C. Yesnowitz - Social Science - 2015 - 264 pages
Bookended by remarks from African American diplomats Walter C. Carrington and Charles Stith, the essays in this volume use close readings of speeches, letters, historical ...
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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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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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