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Author Atkins, E. Taylor (Everett Taylor), 1967-

Title Blue Nippon : authenticating jazz in Japan / E. Taylor Atkins
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 366 pages) : illustrations
Contents Prelude: Plenty Plenty Soul -- The Japanese Jazz Artist and the Authenticity Complex -- The Soundtrack of Modern Life: Japan's Jazz Revolution -- Talkin' Jazz: Music, Modernism, and Interwar Japan's Culture Wars -- Jazz for the Country's Sake : Toward a New Cultural Order in Wartime Japan -- Bop, Funk, Junk, and That Old Democracy Boogie: The Jazz Tribes of Postwar Japan -- Our Thing: Defining "Japanese Jazz" -- Postlude: J-Jazz and the Fin de Siecle Blues
Summary The history and culture of jazz in Japan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-350), discography (pages 351-355), and index
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Subject Jazz -- Japan -- History and criticism.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 082238003X (electronic bk.)
9780822380030 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
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(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)