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Ubiquitous Listening"Affect, Attention, and Distributed Subjectivity"$
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Anahid Kassabian

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780520275157

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520275157.001.0001

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Improvising Diasporan Identities

Improvising Diasporan Identities

Armenian Jazz

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(p.73) 5 Improvising Diasporan Identities
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Ubiquitous Listening
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Anahid Kassabian

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520275157.003.0005

This chapter discusses three albums that, in different ways and in different periods, combine the musical practices of jazz and Armenian folk music. I reflect on how these albums enabled me, on a deeply personal level, to hear the possibilities of integrating these two seemingly disparate aspects of my life and experiences.

Keywords:   Armenian, jazz, diaspora, identity, affect, listening, Taksim, Night Ark, Armenian Navy Band, Kef for Kerry, ethnicity, distributed subjectivity

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