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Book: Lee Morgan

Chapter: performance, competition and status in the ‘cool world’

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21145


The chapter emphasizes the cultural environment of 1950s Philadelphia, when an abundance of important jazz musicians came out, and which is considered to have nurtured and focused the talent of young players.

Chapter Contributors

  • Tom Perchard ( - book-auth-245) 'Goldsmiths College and the University of Westminster'