The Blue Devils of Nada

Albert Murray talked about his recent book, The Blue Devils of Nada: A Contemporary American Approach to Aesthetic Statement, published by Pantheon. It… read more

The Blue Devils of Nada Albert Murray talked about his recent book, The Blue Devils of Nada: A Contemporary American Approach to Aesthetic Statement, published by Pantheon. It is a collection of essays on the creative process through which various forms of art are created. He also described the milieu which gives American culture its distinctively open and inventive flavor. He highlighted jazz as the paramount example of American artistic endeavor. The title comes from the emptiness, in Spanish, “nada,” of having the blues. close

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The Blue Devils of Nada

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72899-1
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Booknotes
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Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 16, 1996 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 17, 1996 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jun 16, 1996 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 16, 1996 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 17, 1996 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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