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Maroon Ecologies and the Jazz Commons: Fugitive Musicianship in 19th century Afro-Louisiana

Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 4:30pm

Africana Studies and Research Center, Multi-Purpose room - AFC120
310 Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Brassroots Democracy recasts the birth of jazz, unearthing vibrant narratives of New Orleans musicians to reveal how early jazz was inextricably tied to the mass mobilization of freedpeople during Reconstruction and the decades that followed.

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Music, Africana Studies and Research Center

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africal, music, cascal, cashum

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Hannah Langtry

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