Item #006723 The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America (Blacks in the New World). Burton W. Peretti.
The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America (Blacks in the New World)

The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America (Blacks in the New World)

Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Fine Hardcover in a Fine Dust Jacket.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.  Illustrated with B/W photos.

New / New. Item #006723
ISBN: 9780252017087

Explains how jazz was shaped by urbanization, the 'great migration' of southern blacks northward, and the 'jazz image' - dress code, jargon, and use of drugs. This book places jazz in its rich social context.

Price: $29.95