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Aesthetics of Resistance, 4 : Charles Mingus and the Civil Rights Movement
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This book illuminates the various ways in which Charles Mingus's music interacted with the sociocultural movements of the late 1950s and early 1960s. It explores the artist as a pioneer of an idiomatic aesthetics of resistance in jazz music that is rooted in African American traditions and is much more than merely a form of protest. Mingus's music presents a continuous challenge to an unimaginative, streamlined culture built on racism and conformity by openly protesting against it, by questioning its historical foundations, and by exemplifying its countercultural antithesis. (Series: MasteRResearch - Vol. 4)

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  • ISBN-13: 9783643902542
  • ISBN-10: 3643902549
  • Publisher: Lit Verlag
  • Publish Date: November 2012
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.7 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds
  • Page Count: 108