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Bebop

David H. Rosenthal

in Hard Bop: Jazz and Black Music, 1955–1965

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085563
eISBN:
9780199853199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085563.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the years that led up to the height of jazz, the time of the famed “free for all” jamming sessions at Minton's Playhouse in New York City, where anyone would come up and play: ... More


Tom Wolfe’s: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

Jack Schafer

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, by Tom Wolfe. Published in 1968, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is a nonfiction work that chronicles the experiences of Ken Kesey and his ... More


Boulevards, Gentrification, and Urban Culture

Jan Lin

in Taking Back the Boulevard: Art, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479809806
eISBN:
9781479862429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809806.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chronicles the recent commercial and cultural revitalization of boulevard life throughout Los Angeles and examines more closely the transition in Highland Park and Eagle Rock in relation to local ... More


Jazz

James Wierzbicki

in Music in the Age of Anxiety: American Music in the Fifties

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040078
eISBN:
9780252098277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040078.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter considers how in America's postwar years, the idea of Negro music (Jazz) as a somehow natural response to centuries of official oppression had currency not just with self-defined ... More


The Pro Tools Generation: Digital Culture, Liveness, and the New Sincerity in Brazilian Popular Music

Frederick Moehn

in Music and Youth Culture in Latin America: Identity Construction Processes from New York to Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199986279
eISBN:
9780199398874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199986279.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on a cohort of middle-class musicians based in Rio de Janeiro, including Alexandre Kassin, Domenico Lancellotti, and Moreno Veloso. These three released the “Plus 2” trilogy of ... More


“Party On”: Creating a Dynamically Orthodox Catholic Culture

Katherine Dugan

in Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190875961
eISBN:
9780190875992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875961.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 examines how FOCUS works at the intersection of religious experience, Catholic exceptionalism, and millennial-generation cultural expectations to cultivate a collective dynamically orthodox ... More


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