The New Negro Movement in Los Angeles

Catherine Parsons Smith

in Making Music in Los Angeles

Published by University of California Press

Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780520251397
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520933835 | DOI:
The New Negro Movement in Los Angeles

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This chapter studies the New Negro Movement and focuses on certain aspects of the black music-making experience, including the contributions made by the city of Los Angeles to the early development of jazz. It also shows that the black population of Los Angeles increased during the start of the Second World War, bringing further change and a number of issues.

Keywords: black population; music-making experience; jazz; New Negro Movement

Chapter.  8411 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: American Music

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