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Turner, Richard Brent
Jazz religion, the second line, and Black New Orleans / Richard Brent Turner
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2009
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 4th Floor  ML3921.8.J39 T87 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Jazz -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Religious aspects
Jazz -- Religious aspects -- Voodooism
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Music -- History and criticism
Physical Description xi, 182 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-174) and index
Contents Introduction : Follow the second line -- The Haiti-New Orleans vodou connection : Zora Neale Hurston as initiate observer -- Mardi Gras Indians and second lines, sequin artists and rara bands : street festivals and performances in New Orleans and Haiti -- Interlude: The healing arts of African diasporic religion -- In rhythm with the spirit : New Orleans jazz funerals and the African diaspora -- Epilogue : A jazz funeral for "a city that care forgot" : the New Orleans diaspora after Hurricane Katrina

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