Cover: Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War, from Harvard University PressCover: Satchmo Blows Up the World in PAPERBACK

Satchmo Blows Up the World

Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War

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PAPERBACK

$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674022607

Publication Date: 09/30/2006

Short

352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

20 halftones

World

  • 1. Ike Gets Dizzy
  • 2. Swinging into Action: Jazz to the Rescue
  • 3. The Real Ambassador
  • 4. Getting the Soviets to Swing
  • 5. Duke’s Diplomacy
  • 6. Jazz, Gospel, and R&B: Black Power Abroad
  • 7. Improvising Détente
  • 8. Playing the International Changes
  • 9. Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 2005 Gustavus Myers Center Outstanding Book Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights
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