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Publication: The Unpublished Writings of Sidney Bechet

About ten years ago, I travelled to Paris to do some research related to the jazz musician Sidney Bechet at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. While there I discovered two previously unknown pieces of writing by Bechet and also interviewed his son. My new article in the journal MELUS explores these exciting archival finds. Read it free here

Jessica E Teague, "A Story in Sound: The Unpublished Writings of Sidney Bechet," MELUS, April 10, 2023,

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