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Author LinkMacAdams, Lewis,1944-
Title LinkBirth of the cool : beat, bebop, and the American avant-garde / Lewis MacAdams.
Imprint New York : Free Press, c2001.
Description 288 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Bibliography Note Includes filmography (p. 280-281), discography (p. 281), bibliography (p. 270-280), and index.
Contents Contents: Preface -- The uncoolest thing in the world -- Breaking the ice -- Somehere where it’s cool -- The bodhisattvas of cool -- Signaling through the flames -- The age of cool -- References -- Index.
Summary Focusing on New York from 1948 to 1965, this cultural history journeys from Minton’s club in Harlem, the birthplace of bebop, to Max’s Kansas City and the Newport Folk Festival, where Bob Dylan went electric.
Subject LinkBop (Music) -- History and criticism.
LinkAvant-garde (Aesthetics) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

System Number 000662062
ISBN Link0684813548
Link9780684813547

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