Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa

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An insightful examination of the impact of the Civil Rights Movement and African Independence on jazz in the 1950s and 60s, Freedom Sounds traces the complex relationships among music, politics, aesthetics, and activism through the lens of the hot button racial and economic issues of the time. Ingrid Monson illustrates how the contentious and soul-searching debates in the Civil Rights, African Independence, and Black Power movements shaped aesthetic debates and exerted a moral pressure on musicians to take action. ...

Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa 2010, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199757091

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Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195128253

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