Swing Under the Nazis: Jazz as a Metaphor for Freedom

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Cooper Square Press, 2000 - Music - 197 pages
They included the Ghetto Swingers, a Jewish jazz band that "toured" Auschwitz and Theresienstadt; the Luftwaffe pilot who listened to Glenn Miller while bombing London; the Berlin swing gangs and Zazous (Parisian jazz enthusiasts) who risked persecution and imprisonment for the opportunity to dance openly to prohibited swing records; Django Reinhardt, the brilliant guitarist who refused to flee Nazi-controlled France; and many others.".

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Contents

The Third Reich in 44 Time
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Snarls
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The Ghetto Swingers
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Copyright

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