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The Sociological Congruence of Identity Sequences and Adoption Narratives1

Damon J. Phillips

in Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150888
eISBN:
9781400846481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150888.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the sociological congruence of identity sequences and adoption narratives of cultural products, with a particular focus on the identities of the individual jazz recordings and ... More


Jazz and American Culture

Lawrence W. Levine

in The Unpredictable Past: Explorations in American Cultural History

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195082975
eISBN:
9780199854035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082975.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter focuses on the relationship of jazz to the new hierarchical concept of culture that made its appearance in the United States at the turn of the last century. The increasing scholarly ... More


Ceci n’est pas jazz: The Battle for Ownership

K. Heather Pinson

in The Jazz Image: Seeing Music through Herman Leonard's Photography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734942
eISBN:
9781621034438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734942.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter talks about the transformations that jazz went through during the 1980s when there was a resurgence of the classic jazz of the 1940s and 1950s. This era has been termed the neoclassical ... More


“You Just Can’t Keep the Music Unless You Move with It”: The Great Migration and the Black Cultural Politics of Jazz in New Orleans and Chicago

Charles Lester

in Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677382
eISBN:
9781452947877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677382.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the development of jazz within the context of the Great Migration and the New Negro aesthetic by focusing on the political activism of black musicians in New Orleans and ... More


. The Early Years: From Slavery to Freedom

Philip R. Ratcliffe

in Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030086
eISBN:
9781617030093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030086.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes Mississippi John Hurt's family background and early years. Topics covered include Hurt's slave ancestors; his birth on March 8, 1892, the last of ten children born to Isom and ... More


“On Patrol in No Man's Land”

Glenn Watkins

in Proof through the Night: Music and the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231580
eISBN:
9780520927896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231580.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, American

All-black units served in the historically segregated armed forces of the United States as late as the Korean War. No fewer than 3,000 black soldiers, freed from slavery, had fought in the army of ... More


. The Middle Years, 1929–1962: Return to Avalon and the Depression

Philip R. Ratcliffe

in Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030086
eISBN:
9781617030093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030086.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes events in Mississippi John Hurt's life from 1929–1962. These include Hurt's short-lived recording career; the impact of the Depression; the Avalon/Valley community; the ... More


Adventures of a Ballad Hunter: John Lomax and the Pursuit of Black Folk Culture

Catherine A. Stewart

in Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers' Project

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626260
eISBN:
9781469628295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626260.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at folk song collector John Lomax, who served as the FWP’s first folklore editor and directed the Ex-Slave Project. A master of self-promotion, Lomax popularized the image of white ... More


Coda

William A. Shack

in Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story between the Great Wars

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225374
eISBN:
9780520925694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225374.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

For two decades, cultural ties of music and the literary and expressive arts held together two black communities on opposite sides of the Atlantic. Black Broadway in black Paris drew almost ... More


Bouncing Around

Samuel Charters

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

The economic boom of the 1920s presented New Orleans’s black musicians opportunities to reach out to new audiences ready to dance to the current rhythms. As a result, their music found its way into ... More


. Rediscovery and Sweet Success

Philip R. Ratcliffe

in Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030086
eISBN:
9781617030093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030086.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the rediscovery of Mississippi John Hurt by aspiring young guitar player Tom Hoskins. It covers Hoskins' search for Mississippi John Hurt; the contract drawn up between Hurt ... More


Kings of New Orleans

Samuel Charters

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the 1920s, recordings answered many of the lingering questions about the first emerging sounds of New Orleans jazz. Some of these recordings document what the first generation of musicians might ... More


Blacks and Celts on the Riverine Frontiers: The Roots of American Popular Music

Christopher J. Smith

in Rethinking the Irish in the American South: Beyond Rounders and Reelers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037986
eISBN:
9781621039525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037986.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter traces how, in the South and elsewhere, very early contact between black and Irish musicians on riverine and maritime frontiers served to innovate and energize an array of recognized ... More


Burleigh’s Music Experience and Training in Erie: “He was always singing”

Jean E. Snyder

in Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039942
eISBN:
9780252098109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039942.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Harry T. Burleigh's music experience and training in Erie. Burleigh demonstrated his love for music and his gifts as a singer long before he left Erie to study at the National ... More


Charley Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta

Robert Sacré (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816139
eISBN:
9781496816177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816139.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Fifty years after Charley Patton's death in 1934, a team of blues experts gathered five thousand miles from Dockery Farms at the University of Liege in Belgium to honor the life and music of the most ... More


The Silent Years

Mark Berresford

in That's Got 'Em!: The Life and Music of Wilbur C. Sweatman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730999
eISBN:
9781604733716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730999.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes events in Sweatman’s life in the 1940s and 1950s. The period marked a worldwide awakening of interest in early jazz, with many old players forced out of retirement to record, ... More


“Feets Don’t Fail Me Now”: Navigating an Unpaved, Rocky Road to, through, and from the Last Slave Plantation

Daniel E. Atkinson

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author examines prison labor and the relationship between imprisoned people and society more generally by focusing on the case of inmates of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at ... More


. Management Problems and the Death of Mississippi John Hurt

Philip R. Ratcliffe

in Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030086
eISBN:
9781617030093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030086.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes problems at Music Research Inc; Mississippi John Hurt and his family's return to Mississippi in 1966; the recording of three Vanguard studio albums, destined to become ... More


Heavy Stuff: Classics and Concertos

John Wriggle

in Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040405
eISBN:
9780252098826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040405.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes a genre-based variety in Swing Era music programs, where commercial and artistic success depended on a musical fluency across a range of genres; including classics, jazz ... More


. The Legacies of Mississippi John Hurt

Philip R. Ratcliffe

in Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030086
eISBN:
9781617030093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030086.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes events following Mississippi John Hurt's death in 1966. These include Hurt's second wife Jessie's receipt of royalty checks from Vanguard and Tom Hoskins in late 1968; Hoskins' ... More


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