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Published: 18 October 2010

416 Pages | 16 halftones and 16 line drawings

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780199757091

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Freedom Sounds

Civil Rights Call out to Jazz and Africa

Ingrid Monson

  • A new interpretation of jazz music affected and was affected by the hot-button political and social issues of the 1950s and 60s
  • Shows how the interaction between African and non-African qualities in jazz music are historically recursive rather than reciprocal
  • Author Monson is well-known in jazz circles (critics/journalists) as well as among scholars