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Gigs

Jazz and the Cabaret Laws in New York City

Gigs( )
Author: Chevigny, Paul
ISBN:978-0-415-90401-8
Publication Date:Jun 1993
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.95
Book Description:

Gigstells the story of New York City's cabaret laws which for two generations acted as a means of control and repression of jazz music. Paul Chevigny, a noted lawyer who represented the musicians in the case documented in this book, discusses the racial prejudices of the city and the larger society as embodied in zoning policy and repressive licensing.

Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Theater / General
Law / General
Law / Civil Law
Law / Entertainment
Music / Genres & Styles / Jazz
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 10 x 2 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds



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