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Miles Davis and American Culture Gerald Early

Miles Davis and American Culture

Gerald Early

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ISBN : 9781883982379
Hardcover
240 pages
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Miles Davis and American Culture examines Davis in cultural context. In this new collection of a dozen essays, William Kenney explores the St. Louis jazz scene of Daviss youth- Eugene B. Redmond looks at East St. Louiss cultural history- IngridMoreMiles Davis and American Culture examines Davis in cultural context. In this new collection of a dozen essays, William Kenney explores the St. Louis jazz scene of Daviss youth- Eugene B. Redmond looks at East St. Louiss cultural history- Ingrid Monson examines Davis and civil rights- and Waldo Martin discusses Davis and his relation to the black avant-garde of the 1960s.Original interviews and classic photographs round out the volume, published to coincide with the 2001 Miles Davis Festival, celebrating what would have been Daviss seventy-fifth birthday.