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By Travis A. Jackson

ISBN-10: 0520270444

ISBN-13: 9780520270442

ISBN-10: 0520270452

ISBN-13: 9780520270459

long island urban has consistently been a mecca within the background of jazz, and in lots of methods the city’s jazz scene is extra vital now than ever prior to. Blowin’ the Blues Away examines how jazz has thrived in long island following its renowned resurgence within the Eighties. utilizing interviews, in-person statement, and research of reside and recorded occasions, ethnomusicologist Travis A. Jackson explores either the ways that a variety of individuals within the manhattan urban jazz scene interpret and overview functionality, and the standards on which these interpretations and reviews are established. throughout the notes and phrases of its such a lot entire performers and so much ardent lovers, jazz appears to be like no longer easily as a musical kind, yet as a cultural shape in detail inspired by way of and influential upon American innovations of race, position, and spirituality.

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