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Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call out to Jazz and Africa

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An insightful examination of the impact of the Civil Rights Movement and African Independence on jazz in the 1950s and 60s, Freedom Sounds traces the complex relationships among music, politics, aesthetics, and activism through the lens of the hot button racial and economic issues of the time. Ingrid Monson illustrates how the contentious and soul-searching debates in the Civil Rights, African Independence, and Black Power movements shaped aesthetic debates and exer… More >>

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Civil War Fife Carved Wooden Revolutionary Wood Flute

  • Carved Wood Flute in the key of C
  • Historically accurate reproduction of revolutionary war era fife
  • Fife measures 13″ long and made from select hardwood
  • Great gift for collectors or as an affordable first instrument

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Civil War Fife Carved Wooden Revolutionary Wood Flute is an actual working reproduction wooden flute which plays in the key of C. This carved musical instrument is representative of fifes used by military bands during the revolutionary and Civil War eras. This great reproduction measures 13″ long and makes a great gift for military collectors, budding musicians, or as a great costume accessory for reenactments and parades…. More >>

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Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

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An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggle

In 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights. The advent of automobiles had brought workers from around the globe to compete for manufacturing jobs, and tensions often flared with the KKK in ascendance and violence rising. Ossian Sweet, a proud Negro doctor-grandson of a slave-had made the long cl… More >>

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