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The “Collective Circle”: Music and Ambivalent Politics in Charlotte

Samuel K. Byrd

in The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how Latino immigrant musicians and audience members, through their music making, debate political questions relevant to their everyday lives as working musicians and residents ... More


American Klezmer: Its Roots and Offshoots

Mark Slobin (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227170
eISBN:
9780520935655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227170.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Klezmer, the Yiddish word for a folk instrumental musician, has come to mean a person, a style, and a scene. This musical subculture came to the United States with the late-nineteenth-century Jewish ... More


The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Samuel K. Byrd

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the Latino music scene as a lens through which to understand changing ideas about latinidad in the New South. Focusing on Latino immigrant musicians and their fans in Charlotte, ... More


A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Samuel Charters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book tells the entire story of a century of jazz in New Orleans. Although there is still controversy over the racial origins and cultural sources of New Orleans jazz, the book provides a ... More


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