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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 »

  • hip-deep September 22, 2011

    Africa in East Asia: Shanghai Jazz to Tokyo Rastafari

    In the 20th century, music and culture from the African Diaspora traveled all over the world…. and East Asia is no exception. In this Hip Deep episode, Afropop explores the different ways that Black music has influenced culture and society … Read more »

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