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Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story Between the Great Wars

Harlem in Montmartre During the years between the world wars, a small but dynamic community of African American jazz musicians left the US and settled in Paris. This book looks at this cultural moment, one in which African American musicians could flee the racism of the United States to pursue their lives and art in the relatively free context of bohemian Europe. Full description

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