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Where Are They Now? Checking in on Jazz Places

By Kimberly Hannon Teal, author of Jazz Places: How Performance Spaces Shape Jazz History In some ways, it’s completely unremarkable that pianist Fred Hersch spent his 66th birthday earlier this October recording …

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Spring Book Tour with Maxine Gordon

This Spring author Maxine Gordon continues her extensive tour of speaking engagements and presentations around the release of Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon, the highly-acclaimed official biography of her late …

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Wake Up and Smell the Money

by Vicki Mayer, author of Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans: The Lure of the Local Film Economy Probably no one in media studies loves tax policy. Or economic multiplier equations. Or state …

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Around the (New York City) World in a Day

This week we’re taking another look at Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro’s Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas with editor-at-large Garnette Cadogan‘s “City of Walkers” map and essay. Check in next week for more Nonstop Metropolis sneak …

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UC Press Books in the News

We’re kicking off a recurring series of posts today which highlight UC Press books of note that have been featured recently in the media. Since we continually strive to publish works that will be relevant for …

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