The Impact of American Jazz Diplomacy in Poland During the Cold War Era

@article{Hatschek2010TheIO,
  title={The Impact of American Jazz Diplomacy in Poland During the Cold War Era},
  author={Keith Hatschek},
  journal={Jazz Perspectives},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={253 - 300}
}
Abstract While there is an increasing body of scholarship on the role of America’s jazz ambassadors during the Cold War era, less has been written about how these tours were perceived in the host nations. This article focuses on the 1958 U.S. State Department‐sponsored tour of the Dave Brubeck Quartet and its impact on both Polish culture and this country’s emerging jazz genre, at a time when jazz was clearly contested territory between East and West. This investigation and analysis is based on… Expand
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