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Author Chevigny, Paul, 1935-

Title Gigs : jazz and the cabaret laws in New York City / Paul Chevigny
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Routledge studies in law, society, and popular culture ; 2
Routledge studies in law, society, and popular culture ; 2
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Prelude; The Musicians Union; The Music in the Clubs; Regulation as Denigration; The Campaign to Change the Law: Lost in the Labyrinth; The Campaign to Change the Law: Free Expression; The Process of Change; The Lives of Musicians; Conclusion: Politics, Law and Music; Chart on Zoning and Licensing; Afterword; Notes on Sources; Notes; Index
Summary This book provides a much-needed study of the social, political, cultural and legal conditions surrounding a change in law and public attitudes toward vernacular music in New York City
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Jazz -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism.
Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.) -- Law and legislation -- Economic aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
Musicians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Economic aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
Performing arts -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Popular culture -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203323432 (electronic bk.)
9780203323434 (electronic bk.)
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