ISBN-10:
0195128257
ISBN-13:
9780195128253
Pub. Date:
10/18/2007
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa / Edition 1

Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa / Edition 1

by Ingrid Monson

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ISBN-13: 9780195128253
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 10/18/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Ingrid Monson is the Quincy Jones Professor of African American Music, Supported by the Time Warner Endowment at Harvard University where she holds a joint appointment in the departments of Music and African and African American Studies. Her research interests include jazz, African American music, and the music of Mali.

Table of Contents


Introduction     3
Jim Crow, Economics, and the Politics of Musicianship     29
Modernism, Race, and Aesthetics     66
Africa, the Cold War, and the Diaspora at Home     107
Activism and Fund-Raising from Freedom Now to the Freedom Rides     152
Activism and Fund-Raising from Birmingham to Black Power     199
The Debate Within: White Backlash, the New Thing, and Economics     238
Aesthetic Agency, Self-Determination, and the Spiritual Quest     283
Coda     312
Abbreviations and Acronyms     323
Interviews, Archival Sources, and Recordings     325
Notes     331
Index     381

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