Miles Davis And American Culture

Miles Davis And American Culture

by Gerald Early
     
 

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Miles Davis and American Culture examines Davis in cultural context. In this new collection of a dozen essays, William Kenney explores the St. Louis jazz scene of Davis's youth; Eugene B. Redmond looks at East St. Louis's cultural history; Ingrid Monson examines Davis and civil rights; and Waldo Martin discusses Davis and his relation to the black

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Miles Davis and American Culture examines Davis in cultural context. In this new collection of a dozen essays, William Kenney explores the St. Louis jazz scene of Davis's youth; Eugene B. Redmond looks at East St. Louis's cultural history; Ingrid Monson examines Davis and civil rights; and Waldo Martin discusses Davis and his relation to the black avant-garde of the 1960s.Original interviews and classic photographs round out the volume, published to coincide with the 2001 Miles Davis Festival, celebrating what would have been Davis's seventy-fifth birthday.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781883982386
Publisher:
Missouri History Museum Press
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
1
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

Gerald Early is Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters at Washington University. He is also the editor of Ain't But a Place: An Anthology of African American Writings about St. Louis.

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