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  • feature September 22, 2011

    Feature: Africa in East Asia

    :::JAZZ IN CHINA::: “I think you could tell a really interesting alternative history of modern China through popular music. For more than 100 years, there’s a tradition of Chinese people engaging with America and others kinds of global cultures and … Read more »

  • interview September 22, 2011

    Andrew Jones on The Story of Shanghai Jazz

    In the 1920s and 1930s, a hybrid form of Chinese jazz mixing the fresh big band sounds of the U.S. with folk melodies of China blossomed in the cabarets and nightclubs of swinging Shanghai, at a time of great social … Read more »

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