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    • Elvin Jones’ Detroit Years 

      Cohassey, John (Oakland University, 2008-01-01)
      Throughout his life Jones credited his early Detroit years as preparing him for New York City’s competitive jazz scene and for shaping his skills as one of jazz music’s most innovative drummers.
    • In Duchamp’s Shadow: Dadaist in the City of Machines 

      Cohassey, John (2012-01-01)
      I set out to find a link between the Scarab Club signature and his coming to Detroit in 1961. We may never know why Duchamp—who never spoke fondly of history, especially its art movements and “isms” and rejected all facets ...
    • Offbeat on Campus 

      Cohassey, John (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      From hippie urban and rural communes emerged a lifestyle imitated on college campuses, in dorm rooms and rented houses decorated with concert bills and art nouveau-influenced poster art, and filled with various musical ...
    • Roaring Twenties, Troubled Times: Writers’ Impressions of Detroit 

      Cohassey, John (Oakland University, 2012-10-01)
      Before Detroit’s image in the national media became synonymous with blight and crime, many writers and novelists offered differing accounts of its 1920s prosperity and the troubled Depression era that followed.