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Jazz Religion, the Second Line, and Black New Orleans

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In his new book, Richard Brent Turner explores the history and contemporary significance of the popular religious traditions, identities, and performance forms celebrated in the second lines of the jazz street parades of black New Orleans. The second line is the group of dancers who follow the first procession of church and club members, brass bands, and grand marshals. ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Indiana University Press (first published 2009)
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