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Jazz and Justice
Racism and the Political Economy of the Music
Gerald Horne - Jun 18, 2019
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A galvanizing history of how jazz and jazz musicians flourished despite rampant cultural exploitation The music we call "jazz" arose in late nineteenth century North America--most likely in New Orleans--based on the musical traditions of Africans, newly freed from slavery. Grounded in the music known as the "blues," which expressed the pain, suffer...
Vijay Iyer
Sep 03, 2019
Gerald Horne’s new book is a must.     source