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Boom and bust: 1919–1933

John Williamson and Martin Cloonan

in Players' work time: A history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784991326
eISBN:
9781526120786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991326.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter outlines the AMU’s history immediately post 1918 and its moves towards merger with the National Orchestral Union of Professional Musicians (NOUPM) to form the Musician’s Union (MU) in ... More


George Katsaros: The Last Café-Aman Performer1

Stavros K. Frangos

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

There is probably no more prolific writer on Greek American culture and history than anthropologist Steve Frangos. His essays span many realms of culture, but the body of work regarding early Greek ... More


Southern Migrant Blues: Lee Bradley and the Black Metropolis

Kevin D. Greene

in The Invention and Reinvention of Big Bill Broonzy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646497
eISBN:
9781469646510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646497.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

As part of his New Negro transformation, Broonzy would give himself a new moniker, “Willie Broonzy,” and engage with black Chicago’s powerfully vibrant music scene. There, Broonzy would transform his ... More


The Invention and Reinvention of Big Bill Broonzy

Kevin D. Greene

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646497
eISBN:
9781469646510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646497.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between the turn of the twentieth century to his death in 1958, William “Big Bill Broonzy” was one of the most successful and recorded bluesmen of the period. Widley regarded as the most important of ... More


Greek Record Making in the Early Days, 1896–1937

Dick Spottswood

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Richard K. Spottswood, who is respected by scholars, record collectors and music enthusiasts for his ground-breaking work documenting sound recordings of ethnic music, focuses on “Greek Record Making ... More


Rebetika, the Blues of Greece—and Australia

Stathis Gauntlett

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

With an alarmingly large and comprehensive body of work examining myriad aspects of the topic, Australia’s Stathis Gauntlett is arguably the most knowledgeable rebetika scholar today. “Rebetika, the ... More


“Health to You, Marko, with Your Bouzouki!”: The Role of Spoken Interjection in Greek Musicians’ Imagined Performance World in Historical Recordings Made in America and Abroad1

Michael G. Kaloyanides

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In “’Health to you, Marko, with your Bouzouki!’: The Role of Spoken Interjection in Greek Musicians’ Imagined Performance World in Historic Recordings,” Michael Kaloyanides categorizes and analyses ... More


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