Making Jazz French: Music and Modern Life in Interwar Paris / Edition 1

Making Jazz French: Music and Modern Life in Interwar Paris / Edition 1

by Jeffrey H. Jackson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0822331241

ISBN-13: 9780822331247

Pub. Date: 08/05/2003

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

A history of jazz in interwar France, concentrating on the ways this originally American music was integrated into French culture.

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A history of jazz in interwar France, concentrating on the ways this originally American music was integrated into French culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822331247
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
08/05/2003
Series:
American Encounters/Global Interactions
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 The Arrival of Jazz 13

2 The Spread of Jazz 34

3 Jazz and the City of Paris 52

4 The Meanings of Jazz: America, Negre, and Civilization 71

5 Making Jazz Familiar: Music Halls and the Avant-Garde 104

6 Making Jazz French: Parisian Musicians and Jazz Fans 123

7 New Bands and New Tensions: Jazz and the Labor Problem 143

8 The Discovery of Hot Jazz 154

9 Epilogue 191

Appendix: Histories of Jazz in Interwar France 205

Notes 211

Selected Bibliography 255

Index 261

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