Code-named Jook Joint, this comprehensive reference work will be a virtual environment, where users can wander through historical rooms, listen to music, talk to musicians or play games.
"Quincy is definitely taking a very hands-on approach to this project [one of the reasons Jook Joint is behind schedule]," says George Grayson, CEO and founder of Dallas-based 7th Level Inc., who has a studio in L.A.
If the company's presence is felt by the men at the fishing hole, its regulation of all of the workers' leisure time is especially marked at the jook joint
. When we enter the jook joint
with Hurston, we are led to believe that we are entering an autonomous cultural zone for the African-American workers in the lumber camp: We hear blues on the piano, we see couples dancing, and we watch various games in progress.
Music maestr'o Quincy Jones celebrates 50 years in entertainment with Q's Jook Joint
(Qwest), a mythological musical journey that features a host of contemporary artists peforming to jazzy rhythms.
Jones plans to invest in the project himself, with a nightclub to be called Q's Jook Joint
. Now that developer TrizecHahn Corp.
Anticipating Shug's appearance at a local jook joint
, Celie describes her wish to attend in terms that suggest the first stirrings of desire: "Lord, I wants to go so bad.
"You Put A Move On My Heart"Rod Temperton, songwriter (Tamia) (track from "Quincy Jones -- Q's Jook Joint
") (Qwest/Warner Bros.)
they're Alberta and Lucy and Ora Lee Sambo gave us the lightning bolts, jook joints
, and fairy dust.
The first is black music's single life, lived in "organic connection" to "formal and informal institutions of the Black Public Sphere." Symbolized by backwoods social clubs, or "jook joints
," and the "Chitlin' Circuit," venues which served largely "segregated" audiences in the North and South, the music of this "sphere" provided (provides?) an autonomous soundtrack to black social life.