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Author Torgoff, Martin.
Title Bop apocalypse : jazz, race, the beats, and drugs / Martin Torgoff.
Publication Info. Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, [2016]
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 12  780.973 T    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 412 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Red-dirt marijuana -- Stompin' at the Savoy -- The paranoid spokesman -- Two hits of that stuff, and Jack, you'd be mellow -- The white mayor of Harlem -- Pops -- The misdo gets meanor and meanor (jailhousely speaking) -- The great tenor solo in the shoeshine jukebox -- You mean there's something like this in the world? -- Once known, never forgotten -- The shot heard 'round the world -- You're buzzing, baby -- And the hippos were boiled in their tanks -- Parker's mood -- A ghost in daylight on a crowded street -- Ain't nobody's business if I do -- The sacralization of the mundane -- That was our badge -- Blues for a junkie whore -- Wild form, man, wild form... -- Trust the Germans to concoct some really evil shit -- Holy the bop apocalypse! -- 'Round midnight -- Why are all these young boys being hanged in limestone caves, Bill? -- The empirical soul of jazz -- Peyote solidities of halls -- A readily recognizable stigmata -- Goodbye pork pie hat -- It's all a part of their poetic-no, their metaphysical-education -- Let Lady live -- The end of the beginning : an epilogue.
Subject Jazz -- History and criticism.
Jazz musicians -- United States.
Music and race -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Beats (Persons)
Drugs -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title Jazz, race, the beats, and drugs
ISBN 9780306824753 hardcover
0306824752 hardcover
9780306824760 electronic book