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Musicking in motor city: Reconfiguring urban space at the Detroit Jazz Festival

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...For the 2009 International Detroit Jazz Festival, a video spot, vox-pop style was produced, promoting the festival. A series of jazz musicians were filmed in non-performance situations (talking to friends in the backstage area, passing from...

Marvin Gaye

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...The sociopolitically tinged soul music of Marvin Gaye has persevered as a contextualizing soundtrack to the turmoil of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Gaye was born in 1939 in Washington, D.C. and the family was led by his disciplinarian...

Detroit, MI

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: city – 951,270 (2000); metropolitan area – 5,456,428 (2000) Detroit is among the 10 largest cities in the United States, and next to Chicago is the main urban center of the Midwest. Located along the Detroit...

Motown

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...The so-called ‘Motown sound’ is typically associated with songs released during the 1960s on various labels (Motown, Tamla, Soul, Gordy) connected to the Motown Record Corporation. The company was established by Berry Gordy in Detroit...

Soul

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...The word soul has its origins in the religious experience. The soul is that ineffable part of a human being that many understand as their core or essence. It is the soul that many people believe survives the corporeal part of one’s body –...