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Why Jazz Happened

Myers, Marc (Book - 2013 )
Why Jazz Happened
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A comprehensive social history looks at the many forces that shaped this most American of art forms and the many influences that gave rise to jazz's post-war styles.
Authors: Myers, Marc, 1956-
Title: Why jazz happened
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2013
Characteristics: x, 267 p. ;,24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction
Record Giants Blink
DJs, Promoters, and Bebop
G.I. Bill and Cool
Speed War, Tape, and Solos
Suburbia and West Coast Jazz
BMI, R&B, and Hard Bop
Bias, Africa, and Spiritual Jazz
Invasion and Jazz-Pop
Alienation and the Avant-Garde
Lights, Volume, and Fusion
Jazz Hangs On
Notes
Index
Summary: A comprehensive social history looks at the many forces that shaped this most American of art forms and the many influences that gave rise to jazz's post-war styles.
ISBN: 0520268784
9780520268784
Statement of Responsibility: Marc Myers
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Jazz History and criticism
Topical Term: Jazz
LCCN: 2012022218
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