International Jazz Day 2020

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  • 19 Mar 2020
    Helma Kaldewey

    A People’s Music: Jazz in East Germany, 1945-1990

    Imagine. It’s 1965, you’re at home in on Prenzlauer Berg, the Berlin Wall is visible from your window, and you’re having friends over to your flat. Someone brings the latest Thelonious Monk record, smuggled across the border from the West, and everyone gathers round in excitement. You could go to jail for this, you realize—after […]

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  • 16 Mar 2017
    Anna Harwell Celenza

    The Birth of Jazz Diplomacy

    Anna Harwell Celenza, author of Jazz Italian Style - From its Origins in New Orleans to Fascist Italy and Sinatra (2017), explores the origin of US jazz diplomacy.

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