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The jazz ambassadors

Hugo Berkeley

The jazz ambassadors

by Hugo Berkeley

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights movements,
  • Jazz,
  • African American jazz musicians

  • About the Edition

    Through archival footage, photos, and radio clips, examines how American jazz musicians traveled the world as cultural ambassadors promoting the image of tolerant America while simultaneously fighting racism and segregation in the United States.

    Edition Notes

    Statementproducers, Mick Csaky, Stephen Segaller, Julie Anderson, Robert Hughes, Sabine Bubeck-Paaz, Jan Younghusband ; directed by Hugo Berkeley
    ContributionsOdom, Leslie, Jr., 1981- narrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3918.J39 J39 2018
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (90 min.)
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26961297M
    ISBN 101531705006
    LC Control Number2018071499

      I read Penny's book and realized what a rich story the 'Jazz Ambassadors' was." Von Eschen appears as an expert commentator in the documentary, providing analysis and : Will Layman.   The Jazz Ambassadors is on BBC4 at 9pm on 4 May, and then on iPlayer, it is also on PBS on Friday 4 May. This article was amended on 3 May: Melba Liston was a trombonist, not a trumpeter. TopicsAuthor: Hugo Berkeley.

    To honor the remarkable achievements of these renowned American musicians, on April 4, , Meridian International Center in Washington, DC inaugurated a photographic exhibition, Jam Session: America's Jazz Ambassadors Embrace the World. All Jazz Ambassadors. likes. Jazzstandards neu interpretiert voller Swing und Leidenschaft!Followers:

    Watch the trailer for the PBS documentary The Jazz Ambassadors (available for streaming as of May 4, ), inspired by Satchmo Blows Up the World—and on which Penny Von Eschen consulted: At the height of the ideological antagonism of the Cold War, the U.S. State Department unleashed an unexpected tool in its battle against Communism: jazz. Author: Joe Maita Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book.


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The jazz ambassadors by Hugo Berkeley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Cold War and civil rights collide in this remarkable story of music, diplomacy and race. Beginning inwhen America asked its greatest jazz artists to travel the world as cultural.

Directed by Hugo Berkeley. With Darius Brubeck, Bill Crow, Quincy Jones, Leslie Odom Jr. The Cold War and Civil Rights collide in this remarkable story of music, diplomacy and race.

Beginning inwhen America asked its greatest jazz artists to travel the world as cultural ambassadors, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington and their mixed-race band members, 7/10(52).

Inthe US State Department created the Jazz Ambassadors program, hiring leading American Jazz musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, and Duke Ellington to be "ambassadors" for the United States overseas, particularly to improve the public image of the US in the light of criticism from the Soviet Union around racial inequality and racial tension.

The Cold War and Civil Rights Movement collide in this remarkable story of music, diplomacy, and race. Beginning inwhen America asked its greatest jazz artists to travel the world as cultural ambassadors, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck and their racially diverse band members faced a painful dilemma: How could they represent a country that still practiced segregation.

This book appeals to me on two levels. As a jazz musician, I found it to be the most comprehensive, thoughtful presentation I've ever seen on an important episode in jazz history: the U.S. government-sponsored jazz ambassador tours of the mids through the late s.4/5(15).

Inas the Soviet Union’s pervasive propaganda about the U.S. and American racism spread globally, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Dave Brubeck travel the globe to perform as cultural or: Hugo Berkeley.

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This is a very informative book about the U.S. State Department's efforts to use jazz artists and their music as weapons during the Cold War.

The aim was (1) to deploy black artists in order to represent the USA as being racially egalitarian, (2) to overcome the Soviet Union's very successful efforts in deploying classical European music and ballet, (3) to win the hearts and minds of Third /5.

Penny M. Von Eschen's fascinating Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War is both a giddy celebration of an American art form and a disturbing reminder of the challenges of racial politics. This is an important book It is a revealing look at how jazz and jazz musicians used, and were used by, our government at a Brand: Harvard.

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Von Eschen qualifies the emotional impact for Armstrong, saying, "After years of demeaning roles in his public performances, the collaboration in The Real Ambassadors offered Armstrong material that was closer to his own sensibility and outlook.The Duke Ambassadors was a student-run jazz big band, active at Duke University from Student-run big bands continued in as the Duke Stage Band and from as the Duke Jazz Ensemble.

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