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Author Swenson, John.

Title New Atlantis : musicians battle for the survival of New Orleans / John Swenson.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    780.97633 SWE    Available
Description viii, 284 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268) and index.
Contents Voice of the wetlands -- African Americans and Indians -- The Constantinople of the New World -- Sad night in Jackson Square -- Return of the spirits -- Let it go -- Don't let them wash us away -- Reality check -- Don't take my picture -- Musicians strike back at violence -- I am New Orleans -- Shorty on the block -- The Armstrong legacy -- Cold in the trailer -- If I can help somebody -- Baghdad on the Mississippi -- Brown baby dead in the water -- On the fringes -- City that care forgot -- Wild and free -- Saving at the bank of soul -- It ain't just the suit -- Bourbon Street blues -- Snooks flies away -- Ghosts of traditional jazz -- New blood -- Jazz fest turns 40 -- New Atlantis -- Mcdermott's duets -- Cyril's nightmare -- The wizard of Piety Street -- Blues come down like rain -- Cyril comes full circle -- Marching in.
Subject Music -- Social aspects -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Musicians -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Music -- Political aspects -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
ISBN 0199754527

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