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Author Swenson, John.

Title New Atlantis : musicians battle for the survival of New Orleans / John Swenson.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  780.97633 SWE    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  780.9763 SWE    AVAILABLE
Description viii, 284 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Contents Voice of the wetlands -- African Americans and Indians -- The Constantinople of the New World -- Sad night in Jackson Square -- Return of the spirits -- Let it go -- Don't let them wash us away -- Reality check -- Don't take my picture -- Musicians strike back at violence -- I am New Orleans -- Shorty on the block -- The Armstrong legacy -- Cold in the trailer -- If I can help somebody -- Baghdad on the Mississippi -- Brown baby dead in the water -- On the fringes -- City that care forgot -- Wild and free -- Saving at the bank of soul -- It ain't just the suit -- Bourbon Street blues -- Snooks flies away -- Ghosts of traditional jazz -- New blood -- Jazz fest turns forty -- New Atlantis -- Mcdermott's duets -- Cyril's nightmare -- The wizard of Piety Street -- Blues come down like rain -- Cyril comes full circle -- Marching in.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268) and index.
Subject Music -- Political aspects -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Music -- Social aspects -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Musicians -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
ISBN 9780199754526 (hardback)
0199754527 (hardback)

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