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
     
 

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
Introduction1
1The Arrival of Jazz13
2The Spread of Jazz34
3Jazz and the City of Paris52
4The Meanings of Jazz: America, Negre, and Civilization71
5Making Jazz Familiar: Music Halls and the Avant-Garde104
6Making Jazz French: Parisian Musicians and Jazz Fans123
7New Bands and New Tensions: Jazz and the Labor Problem143
8The Discovery of Hot Jazz154
9Epilogue191
AppHistories of Jazz in Interwar France205
Notes211
Selected Bibliography255
Index261

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