Jazzocracy: Jazz, Democracy, and the
Creation of a New American Mythology

by
Kabir Sehgal
(Better World Books; Mishawaka, Indiana)

Footnotes

  1. Nathan Glazer and Daniel P. Moynihan, “The Myth of the Melting Pot,” in Nicolas Cords and Patrick Gerster, Myth and the American Experience. New York, Glencoe Press, 1973. pg. 132.

  2. Bill Crow, Jazz anecdotes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. pg. 95.

  3. Ralph Ellison, Living With Music: Ralph Ellison’s Jazz Writings. Modern Library, 2001. pg. 23.

  4. Howard Zinn, “The Power and the Glory: Myths of American exceptionalism.” in Boston Review. http://bostonreview.net/BR30.3/zinn.html

  5. Wynton Marsalis, To a Young Jazz Musician: Letters from the Road. Random House, 2004. pg. 64-65.

  6. Bill Crow, Jazz anecdotes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. pg. 136.

  7. Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth. Anchor, 1988. pg. 41.

  8. Ibid, pg. 208.

  9. Ibid, pg. 159.

  10. Bill Crow, Jazz anecdotes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. pg. 161.

  11. “Degrees of separation,” The Economist. 16 July 2005. pg. 3

  12. Ibid.

  13. Ibid, pg. 4.

  14. Valerie Wilmer, Jazz People. Da Capo Press, 1970. pg. 57

  15. P. D. Ouspensky, In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching. Harvest, 2001. pg. 117.

  16. “Cost of 2004 elections: $4 billion and counting” USA Today. 2 November 2004. http://www.usatoday.com/news/politicselections/nation/2004-11-02-election-costs_x.htm?POE=NEWISVA

  17. Robert D. Putnam, Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. Simon & Schuster, 2001. pg. 38.

  18. “The glue of society,” The Economist. 16 July 2005. pg. 16.

  19. “Motion dismissed,” The Economist. 16 July 2005. pg. 18.

  20. “Motion sustained,” The Economist. 16 July 2005. pg. 20.

  21. Leo Tolstoy, The Kingdom of God is Within You. University of Nebraska Press, 1985. pg. 6.

  22. Albert Murray, The Omni-Americans: Black Experience and American Culture. Da Capo, 1970. pg. 79.

  23. Morris P. Fiorina, Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America. Longman, 2004. pg. ix.

  24. Ibid, pg. 12.

  25. Cindy Simon Rosenthal, “Local Politics: A Different Front in the Culture War?” in The Forum: Vol. 3: No. 2, Article 5. 2005. http://www.bepress.com/forum/vol3/iss2/art5

  26. Albert Murray, The Omni-Americans: Black Experience and American Culture. Da Capo, 1970. pg 22.

  27. Leo Tolstoy, The Kingdom of God is Within You. University of Nebraska Press, 1985. pg. 365.

  28. Eric Nisenson, Blue: The Murder of Jazz, Da Capo Press, 1997. pg. 42.

  29. Lawrence Lessig, The Future of Ideas. Vintage, 2002. pg. 92.

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