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Black British Jazz
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What is Black British Jazz? This short film explores the research carried out by The Open University research team led by Dr Jason Toynbee who has been examining the history of Black British Jazz and the stories of the artists who have performed it. This video looks at the history of jazz and how the story dates back as far as 1919, documenting how successive waves of black musicians have contributed to developing new and uniquely British sounds, as well as addressing the problematic issues surrounding race and cultural identity.
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What is Black British Jazz? The Open University’s Dr Jason Toynbee traces the history of jazz in Britain, looking at the key figures involved from as far back as 1919 right through to the present day.
Published 10/29/09
What is Black British Jazz? The Open University’s Dr Jason Toynbee traces the history of jazz in Britain, looking at the key figures involved from as far back as 1919 right through to the present day.
Published 10/29/09
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