Moore, Hilary: Inside British Jazz (Ashgate Books) Hardback


Catalogue No: 9780754657446

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Subtitle: Crossing Borders of Race, Nation & Class Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction; The early years of jazz in Britain: gendered rhetorics of subversion, liberation and war; Ken Colyer and the trad jazz movement: class, authenticity, and the nostalgic imagination; Sounds, images, effects: The Joe Harriott Quintet and free jazz of the 1960s; 'Dreams of our mother's ebony eyes': 1980s black Britain and the Jazz Warriors' generation; Conclusion; References; Index.