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Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Dale Chapman


Hailed by corporate, philanthropic, and governmental organizations as a metaphor for democratic interaction and business dynamics, contemporary jazz culture has a story to tell about the relationship between political economy and social practice in the era of neoliberal capitalism. The Jazz Bubble approaches the emergence of the neoclassical jazz aesthetic since the 1980s as a powerful, if unexpected, point of departure for a wide-ranging investigation of important social trends during this period. The emergence of financialization as a key dimension of the global economy shapes a variety of a ... More

Keywords: neoliberalism, financialization, neoclassical jazz, urban redevelopment, political economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780520279377
Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520279377.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dale Chapman, author
Bates College