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Cuttin' Up: How Early Jazz Got America's Ear (CultureAmerica)

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The emergence of jazz out of New Orleans is part of the American story, but the creation of this music was more than a regional phenomenon: it also crossed geographical, cultural, and technological lines. Court Carney takes a new look at the spread and acceptance of jazz in America, going beyond the familiar accounts of music historians and documentarians to show how jazz ...more
Hardcover, 219 pages
Published November 19th 2009 by University Press of Kansas (first published 2009)
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