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The Lenox School of Jazz A Vital Chapter in the History of American Music and Race Relations

Yudkin, Jeremy *Author SIGNED/INSCRIBED!*

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ISBN 10: 0978908910 / ISBN 13: 9780978908911
Editorial: Farshaw Publishing, South Egremont, MA, 2006
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Título: The Lenox School of Jazz A Vital Chapter in ...

Editorial: Farshaw Publishing, South Egremont, MA

Año de publicación: 2006

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro: New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition.

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This book tells the story of a remarkable institution in rural Massachusetts that was graced by the presence of some of the most important stars of the jazz world: Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis, Dave Brubeck, Bill Evans, and many others. The Lenox School of Jazz was an outgrowth of the Music Inn and became one of the most important centers of jazz performance and education in the country. Running only from 1957 to 1960 and only in the summers, the Lenox School of Jazz created history. It also marked one of the first places in the United States where African Americans were the teachers, leaders, and icons, passing on a tradition of jazz performance to mostly white students.

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Jeremy Yudkin is a professor of music in the College of Fine Arts and associated faculty in the Department of African American Studies at Boston University. He is the author of many books on music, including Understanding Music and Miles Davis, Miles Smiles, and the Invention of Post Bop. His research on the Lenox School of Jazz was based on original archives held by the Lenox Library in Lenox, Massachusetts.

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