Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1930s and '40s

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Any listener knows the power of music to define a place, but few can describe the how or why of this phenomenon. In Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1930s and '40s , Andrew Berish attempts to right this wrong, showcasing how American jazz defined a culture particularly preoccupied with place. By analyzing both the performances and cultural context of leading jazz figures, including the many famous venues where they played, Berish bridges two dominant scholarly approaches to the ...

Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1930s and '40s 2012, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226044958

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Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1930s and '40s 2012, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226044941

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