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Journal of Musicology. 2019; 363370–400 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.3.370
Published: 01 July 2019
...Nate Sloan Cab Calloway was of the most popular jazz musicians of the 1930s and 1940s whose legacy today is complicated by his repertoire of novelty songs with references to minstrelsy, his residency at a segregated Harlem cabaret, the Cotton Club, and his marketing to white audiences by manager...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2014; 311139–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2014.31.1.139
Published: 01 January 2014
.... Yet the producers were also minimizing potential losses: using little-known singers, low-cost cotton costumes, and simple sets enabled them to produce the show on a tight budget of $83,000, a small sum for a musical comedy at the time. Backed into a financial corner, they advertised Oklahoma! as sheer...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2010; 274435–459 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2010.27.4.435
Published: 01 October 2010
... outer space They are some weird mother fuckers but they do jazz it up So let s bring them out here, yeah. 54 The cocoon club is perhaps a reference to the famous Cotton Club of Harlem as well as a continuation of the insect metaphors in their lyrics and stage names. example 3. Jazz Club Motive from...