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Jazz by the Sea: KRML and the Radio Presence of ‘America’s Classical Music’
(Jazz Perspectives, 2013)
The last for-profit radio station with an all-jazz format was located not in a major city or center of jazz activity, but in Carmel, California. KRML-AM 1410 broadcasted jazz almost exclusively for three decades, before ...
Bori practice among enslaved West Africans of Ottoman Tunis: Unbelief (Kufr) or another dimension of the African diaspora?
Building on Ahmad ibn Yusuf b. al-Qadi al-Timbuktawi's treatise entitled Hatk al-Sitr Amma Alayhi Sudani Tunis min al-Kufr (Piercing the Veil: Being an Account of the Infidel Religions of the Blacks of Tunis) this paper ...
Going Off to the War in Hungary: French Nobles and Crusading Culture in the Sixteenth Century
(Hungarian Historical Review, 2015)
Crusading culture played a significant role in the conceptions and practices of religious warfare in the Early Modern Period, as French authors and militant nobles redeployed Hungary as a crucial theater of crusading war. ...
Frenemy Music? Jazz and the Aural Imaginary in Wartime Japan
(Memoria e Ricerca: Rivista di storia contemporanea, 2018-05)
In my 2001 book Blue Nippon: "Authenticating Jazz in Japan", I argued that despite an attempted «total jazz ban», the music survived as «salon/light music» or «hidden jazz», and that musicians from the interwar jazz age ...