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Cieply Publishes Article on the Soviet Reception of Jazz

Jason Cieply
Jason Cieply

Assistant Professor of German & Russian Jason Cieply published an article, "The Enthusiastic Objectifications of Skaz: Mikhail Zoshchenko and the 'Simple-Souled' Soviet Reception of Jazz," in the Summer 2020 issue of Russian Review.

The article focuses on the Soviet reception of the Chocolate Kiddies, one of the first two African American jazz ensembles to tour the Soviet Union in 1926.

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