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The Jazz Ambassadors at Vinterjazz at Gloria Biograf

pelle folmer uploaded this event on January 24, 2019


Gloria Biograf

Rådhuspladsen 59
+45 33 12 42 92

The Jazz Ambassadors at Vinterjazz at Gloria Biograf


Wed, February 20, 2019

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The Cold War and Civil Rights movement collide in this remarkable story of music, diplomacy and race. In 1955, as the Soviet Union’s pervasive propaganda about the U.S. and American racism spread globally, African-American Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. convinced President Eisenhower that jazz was the best way to intervene in the Cold War cultural conflict. For the next decade, America’s most influential jazz artists, including Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Dave Brubeck, along with their racially-integrated bands, traveled the globe to perform as cultural ambassadors...

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