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Becoming a Follower of the Merseysippi Jazz Band: An Approach from Ethnography, Autoethnography and Social World Analysis - A Study in Resocialization

Ekins, Richard (2015) Becoming a Follower of the Merseysippi Jazz Band: An Approach from Ethnography, Autoethnography and Social World Analysis - A Study in Resocialization. Jazz Research Journal, 9 (1). pp. 7-36. [Journal article]

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Abstract

This article is a study in the interrelations between ethnography, autoethnography andsocial world analysis as applied to a musical event—a weekly jazz residency—attendedby the elderly. It illustrates selected ‘dying embers’ of New Orleans revivalist jazz in theUK with reference to the author’s resocialization into ‘classic’ New Orleans revivalist jazzby members of Liverpool’s Merseysippi Jazz Band, the longest established New Orleansrevivalist jazz band in the UK.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:Autoethnography, ethnography, Merseysippi Jazz Band, New Orleans jazz revivalism, social worlds
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:32436
Deposited By: Prof Richard Ekins
Deposited On:19 Nov 2015 11:37
Last Modified:19 Nov 2015 11:37

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