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Author Kennedy, Al, 1953-

Title Chord changes on the chalkboard : how public school teachers shaped jazz and the music of New Orleans / Al Kennedy.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML3508.8.N48 K46 2002    Available  ---
Description xxviii, 203 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in jazz ; no. 41
Studies in jazz ; no. 41.
Note Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral--University of New Orleans).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [[179]-188) and index.
Contents From teachers to jazz mentors : on the periphery of the new music -- Clyde Kerr, Sr. : from student to jazz mentor -- Yvonne Busch : Shaping New Orleans music -- New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts : from jazz mentors to a jazz institution -- The community comes into the school : celebrating the music traditions of New Orleans within a classroom -- Conclusion : the current renaissance is no accident.
Subject Jazz -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History and criticism.
School music -- Instruction and study -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Music teachers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
ISBN 0810842432 (alk. paper)