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The Jazz Cadence of American Culture (Film and Culture)

The Jazz Cadence of American Culture (Film and Culture)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780231104494
ISBN 10: 231104499
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 1998-10-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 576
List Price: $34.00

A comprehensive collection of essays, speeches, and interviews on the impact of jazz on other arts, on politics, and on the rhythm of everyday life, including an essay on poet and novelist James Weldon Johnson as a cultural critic, an interview with Wynton Marsalis, a speech on the heroic image in jazz, and a newspaper review of Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk.

Mark Tucker

O'Meally's volume is the first to focus exclusively on the rich interdisciplinary commentary that jazz has inspired over the decades. . . . Impressive and thoughtfully assembled.