COVID-19 and British Jazz Musicians

  title={COVID-19 and British Jazz Musicians},
  author={Elina Hyt{\"o}nen-Ng},
  journal={Journal of World Popular Music},
Jazz is a genre that relies heavily on live performance. It is therefore understandable that the COVID-19 related lockdown greatly affected jazz musicians. In this article, I reflect on London-based jazz musicians’ stories by using the idea of “liminal state”, as conceptualized by Arnold van Gennep (1960) and Victor Turner (1982), examining how they described the lockdown, in particular the financial and emotional impacts it had on them. Between spring 2020 and spring 2021, ten structured theme… 


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