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Jumptown

The Golden Years of Portland Jazz, 1942-1957

Robert Dietsche

A fascinating blend of music, politics, and social history, Jumptown sheds light on a time and place overlooked by histories of Portland and jazz. For a golden decade following World War II, jazz talent and musical activity flourished in Portland. A thriving African American neighborhood--that would soon be bulldozed for urban renewal--spawned a ja...
Publish Date
2005
October 1
Goodreads rating
4
ISBN
9780870711145
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