Red and Hot: The Fate of Jazz in the Soviet Union, 1917-1980

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Oxford University Press, 1983 - Music - 368 pages
Drawing on research in the USSR, interviews with Soviet jazz musicians, and rare recordings, this study explores the widespread popularity and appreciation of jazz in the Soviet Union despite longstanding official condemnation and harassment

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Contents

The Two Revolutions of 1917
3
The Low Sweet Fever Under Tsar Nicholas II
20
Red But Not Hot 19171924
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S. Frederick Starr is chair of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at John Hopkins University. He is the author of numerous books on New Orleans, including "New Orleans Unmasqued; Southern Comfort: The Garden District of New Orleans;" and "Louis Moreau Gottschalk". He edited "Inventing New Orleans: Writings of Lafcadio Hearn", published by University Press of Mississippi.

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