Blowin' the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

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Early versions of portions of chapters 5 and 6 appeared
as “Jazz Performance as Ritual: The Blues Aesthetic
and the African Diaspora” in The African Diaspora: A
Musical Perspective
, ed. Ingrid Monson, 2.3-82. (New
York: Garland, 2.000).

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Jackson, Travis A.
Blowin’ the blues away : performance and meaning
on the New York jazz scene / Travis A. Jackson.
        p. cm. — (Music of the African diaspora)
   Includes bibliographical references and index.
   ISBN 978-0-520-27044-2 (cloth : alk. paper) —
   ISBN 978-0-520-27045-9 (pbk. : alk. paper)
   1. Jazz—New York (State)—New York—History
and criticism. I. Title.

ML3508.8.N5J33 2012
   781.6509747’109049—dc2-3

2011042263

Manufactured in the United States of America

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deinked fiber that is processed chlorine-free. It is
acid-free and meets all ANSI/NISO (Z 39.48)
requirements.

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