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Tiki Pop. America imagines its own Polynesian Paradise by Sven Kirsten (2014)
The 1960s in the United States saw the peak of the Tiki craze, the fascination with physical products of Polynesia […]
Fri, Aug 08, 2014
- Dig: Sound and Music in Hip Culture by Phil Ford (2013)
- Music in the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald… by Anthony J. Berret (2013)
- BERLIN: Mississippi Blues & Barbecue, July 26 and 27, Kulturbrauerei Kesselhaus
- American Allegory: Lindy Hop And The Racial Imagination by Black Hawk Hancock (2013)
- Hiatus is over….
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Category Archives: Forthcoming Shows
For the last thirteen years the Mississippi Blues Night has had a reputation as part of the Köpenick Jazz and Blues Festival; a show mostly designed for the fans of Old Time Jazz since 1995 that easily filled the yard … Continue reading
One of the most influential American writers on blues and jazz culture, Albert Murray (*12 May 1916) of Alabama, died on August 18 in his Harlem home. He is survived by his wife Mozelle and their daughter Michele. He was … Continue reading
Dr. Bernd Hoffmann of the WDR will hold a guest lecture at „Theaterwissenschaftliches Institut“ (Department of Drama and Theatre) of the FU Berlin this week. On Friday, June 21, he will be
The New York based Jazz Journalists Association (JJA) just announced the 2013 “Jazz Hero” nominees. The chosen few are usually “activists, advocates, altruists, aiders and abettors of jazz who
I just launched a new site called www.popcultureshelf.com where I will enlarge on
If you have not been to a concert of a good American swing big band yet … never mind, since here comes your chance to listen to possibly the best German swing big band around.
On Thursday, February 21 you can enjoy another free (!) jazz concert with some of Hamburg’s finest jazzmen; and have dinner at the same time. The quartet consisting of
The famous German NDR (Norddeutscher Rundfunk) Big Band will hold another concert at their home studio, Studio 1. This time with musical director Mischa Schumann, piano. Schumann originally started out as a drummer, then switched to the piano. A wise decision
Legendary jazz club, jazz cafe and stage for many classic and mostly very modern jazz artists and DJs MOJO CLUB will reopen on February 2. After
Jazz Standards, the WVIA weekly radio broadcast, is a superbly produced and researched show by jazz buff, author, editor, poet and expert on the literature of jazz Sascha