Some Liked It Hot: Jazz Women in Film and Television, 1928-1959 (Music/Culture)

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"This very important work investigates how questions of gender and race intersected not only with music but with film, television, radio, and the recording industry." LUCY FISCHER, director of film studies, University of Pittsburgh"

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Women have been involved with jazz since its inception, but all too often their achievements were not as well known as those of their male counterparts. Some Liked It Hot looks at all-girl bands and jazz women from the 1920s through the 1950s and how they fit into the nascent mass culture, particularly film and television, to uncover some of the historical motivations for excluding women from the now firmly established jazz canon. This well-illustrated book chronicles who appeared where and when in over 80 performances, captured in both popular Hollywood productions and in relatively unknown films and television shows. As McGee shows, these performances reflected complex racial attitudes emerging in American culture during the first half of the twentieth century. Her analysis illuminates the heavily mediated representational strategies that jazz women adopted, highlighting the role that race played in constituting public performances of various styles of jazz from "swing" to "hot" and "sweet." The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Hazel Scott, the Ingenues, Peggy Lee, and Paul Whiteman are just a few of the performers covered in the book, which also includes a detailed filmography.

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Descripción University Press of New England, United States, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Women have been involved with jazz since its inception, but all too often their achievements were not as well known as those of their male counterparts. Some Liked It Hot looks at all-girl bands and jazz women from the 1920s through the 1950s and how they fit into the nascent mass culture, particularly film and television, to uncover some of the historical motivations for excluding women from the now firmly established jazz canon. This well-illustrated book chronicles who appeared where and when in over 80 performances, captured in both popular Hollywood productions and in relatively unknown films and television shows. As McGee shows, these performances reflected complex racial attitudes emerging in American culture during the first half of the twentieth century. Her analysis illuminates the heavily mediated representational strategies that jazz women adopted, highlighting the role that race played in constituting public performances of various styles of jazz from swing to hot and sweet. The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Hazel Scott, the Ingenues, Peggy Lee, and Paul Whiteman are just a few of the performers covered in the book, which also includes a detailed filmography. Nº de ref. de la librería AAS9780819569080

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Descripción University Press of New England, United States, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Women have been involved with jazz since its inception, but all too often their achievements were not as well known as those of their male counterparts. Some Liked It Hot looks at all-girl bands and jazz women from the 1920s through the 1950s and how they fit into the nascent mass culture, particularly film and television, to uncover some of the historical motivations for excluding women from the now firmly established jazz canon. This well-illustrated book chronicles who appeared where and when in over 80 performances, captured in both popular Hollywood productions and in relatively unknown films and television shows. As McGee shows, these performances reflected complex racial attitudes emerging in American culture during the first half of the twentieth century. Her analysis illuminates the heavily mediated representational strategies that jazz women adopted, highlighting the role that race played in constituting public performances of various styles of jazz from swing to hot and sweet. The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Hazel Scott, the Ingenues, Peggy Lee, and Paul Whiteman are just a few of the performers covered in the book, which also includes a detailed filmography. Nº de ref. de la librería AAS9780819569080

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Descripción Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, 2009. Softcover. Estado de conservación: New. First Edition.. 336 pages. Softcover. New book. WOMEN'S STUDIES. Investigates the changing representations of jazz women in American culture. Women have been involved with jazz since its inception, but all too often their achievements were not as well known as those of their male counterparts. Some Liked It Hot looks at all-girl bands and jazz women from the 1920s through the 1950s and how they fit into the nascent mass culture, particularly film and television, to uncover some of the historical motivations for excluding women from the now firmly established jazz canon. This well-illustrated book chronicles who appeared where and when in over 80 performances, captured in both popular Hollywood productions and in relatively unknown films and television shows. As McGee shows, these performances reflected complex racial attitudes emerging in American culture during the first half of the twentieth century. Her analysis illuminates the heavily mediated representational strategies that jazz women adopted, highlighting the role that race played in constituting public performances of various styles of jazz from "swing" to "hot" and "sweet." The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Hazel Scott, the Ingenues, Peggy Lee, and Paul Whiteman are just a few of the performers covered in the book, which also includes a detailed filmography. "McGee's success in finding such a large number of all-girl bands is remarkable. Her prismatic way of presenting her findings allows us to see many facets of the issuesÑracial, gender, cultural, economic, and musical issuesÑand is painstaking, complex, and relentless."ÑAngela Latham, author of Posing a Threat "This very important work investigates how questions of gender and race intersected not only with music but with film, television, radio, and the recording industry."ÑLucy Fischer, director of film studies, University of Pittsburgh Kristin A. McGee is an assistant professor of popular music at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. (Key Words: Jazz, Film, Television, Music, Media Studies, Women's Studies, Kristin A. McGee, International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Hazel Scott, Ingenues, Peggy Lee, Paul Whiteman). book. Nº de ref. de la librería 65791X1

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