Creation of Jazz by Burton W. Peretti
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Creation of Jazz
By Burton W. Peretti

The Creation of Jazz

Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America

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Format: Paperback

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Creation of Jazz by Burton W. Peretti

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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 Journal

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252064210
ISBN-10: 0252064216
Format: Paperback
(5830mm x 3895mm x 24mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United States


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