The Creation of Jazz

The Creation of Jazz : Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America

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"Peretti explains how jazz was shaped by urbanization, the 'great migration' of southern blacks northward, and the 'jazz image' -- dress code, jargon, and use of drugs. Peretti places jazz in its rich social context." -- Library Journalshow more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 149.4 x 227.6 x 23.6mm | 482.72g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252064216
  • 9780252064210
  • 958,090

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