Why Jazz Happened

Why Jazz Happened

eBook - 2013
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Why Jazz Happened is the first comprehensive social history of jazz. It provides an intimate and compelling look 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. Rich with the voices of musicians, producers, promoters, and others on the scene during the decades following World War II, this book views jazz's evolution through the prism of technological advances, social transformations, changes in the law, economic trends, and much more. In an absorbing narrative enlivened by the commentary of key personalities, Mar.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2013
ISBN: 9786613958860
6613958867
9781283646369
1283646366
9780520953987
0520953983
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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