TITLE

Ellington, rap music, and cultural difference

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Paul A.
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Spring95, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p172
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes writings on jazz, from the Duke Ellington orchestra era to rap, as an aspect of American cultural politics in the 1990s. Dichotomies between jazz passion and artistic pretension; Rap music as a threatening symbol of cultural decay; Jazz criticism and potential paternalism of white critics.
ACCESSION #
9507194675

 

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