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Harlem’s Natural Soul”: Selling Black Beauty to the Diaspora in the Early 1960s

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter centers on Harlem in the early 1960s to demonstrate how young Black Nationalists helped make soul style cool for everyday black women. Focusing on the African Jazz Art Society (AJAS) and ... More


The Month of June

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

In 1952, Clifford Brown met someone with the unlikely name of Tadley Ewing Peake Dameron. Born in Cleveland in 1917, Dameron had written arrangements for Dizzy Gillespie's big band, and his major ... More


Into 1956

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

At the end of May 1956, the Clifford Brown-Max Roach Quintet was booked for their fourth appearance in seven months at the Blue Note Records in Philadelphia—this was some sort of record. The gig ... More


New York and Home

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

Once Clifford Brown had begun his career in music recording, there would never be a time in his life when musicians did not press to perform with him. The plane had hardly touched the tarmac upon his ... More


The “Yoshi’s Effect”: Jazz, Speculative Urbanism, and Urban Redevelopment in Contemporary San Francisco

Dale Chapman

in Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520279377
eISBN:
9780520968219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279377.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

In a bid to atone for its midcentury actions, the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, beginning in the 1980s, set about planning a “jazz preservation district” to be located in the Fillmore ... More


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