Jazz in Poland: Improvised Freedom

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This book studies the different roles that jazz played in Poland in the course of the 20th century, from its implementation in the 1920s, through World War II to the Third Polish Republic. The author, sociologist and jazz musician, depicts how jazz was forbidden under Stalin, accepted and even supported in the Polish People's Republic and then welcomed in the open market of the Third Republic. The discussion of jazz in this work covers several levels: political, symbolic, cultural, and economic. The main point of the ...

Jazz in Poland: Improvised Freedom 2014, Peter Lang AG, Bern

ISBN-13: 9783631643198

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