The Return of Jazz: Joachim-Ernst Berendt and West German Cultural Change

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Show simple item record Hurley, AW 2010-05-28T09:37:26Z 2009-01
dc.identifier.citation 2009, 1
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-84545-566-8
dc.identifier.other A1 en_US
dc.description.abstract Jazz has had a peculiar and fascinating history in Germany. The influential but controversial German writer, broadcaster, and record producer, Joachim-Ernst Berendt (1922 2000), author of the world s best-selling jazz book, labored to legitimize jazz in West Germany after its ideological renunciation during the Nazi era. German musicians began, in a highly productive way, to question their all-too-eager adoption of American culture and how they sought to make valid artistic statements reflecting their identity as Europeans. This book explores the significance of some of Berendt s most important writings and record productions. Particular attention is given to the Jazz Meets the World encounters that he engineered with musicians from Japan, Tunisia, Brazil, Indonesia, and India. This proto- world music demonstrates how some West Germans went about creating a post-nationalist identity after the Third Reich. Berendt s powerful role as the West German Jazz Pope is explored, as is the groundswell of criticism directed at him in the wake of 1968.
dc.publisher Berghahn Books
dc.title The Return of Jazz: Joachim-Ernst Berendt and West German Cultural Change
dc.type Book
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation New York and Oxford, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 2002 Cultural Studies
dc.personcode 102435
dc.percentage 100 en_US Cultural Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - TransForming Cultures
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)

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