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52nd Street, the street of jazz

Author: Arnold Shaw
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, [1977]
Series: A Da Capo paperback
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Back in the thirties and forties, when New York City was the capital of the jazz world--you could hail a cab, ask the driver to take you to "The Street," and find yourself on 52nd Street between  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Shaw
ISBN: 0306800683 9780306800689
OCLC Number: 3002082
Notes: Reprint of the 1971 ed. published by Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, New York, under title: The street that never slept.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 378 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Speakeasy street : tape 1. John Hammond --
Jack & Charlie's 21 : tape 2. Sherry Britton --
Sherry, shenanigans and the saloon caruso : tape 3. Joe Helbock --
"The music goes 'round" : tape 4. "The Onyx Club review" : tape 5. Johnny Mercer --
Stuff and swing : tape 6. Maxine Sullivan --
Swingin' at the famous door : tape 7. Red Norvo --
The big bands and the famous door : tape 8. Woody Herman : tape 9. Benny Carter --
Hickory-broiled steaks and jazz : tape 10. Shelly Manne : tape 11. Marian McPartland : tape 12. Billy Taylor --
Tony's and the Yacht Club : tape 13. Frances Faye --
They came to be insulted : tape 14. Billy Daniels --
Cats in a stable : tape 15. Ralph Watkins : tape 16. Mary Lou Williams : tape 17. Slim Gaillard --
Two to the bar : tape 18. Milt Gabler --
War comes to 52d st. : tape 19. Dizzy Gillespie --
They flatted their fifths : tape 20. Leonard Feather --
The Three Deuces : tape 21. Erroll Garner --Onyx III : tape 22. Johnny Guarnieri --
Cracks in the door : tape 23. Arthur Jarwood --
Wartime and postwar clubs : tape 24. Sherman Edwards --
Stripty-second street : tape 25. Ahmet Ertegun --
Death of a street : tape 26. the doorman of 52d st.
Series Title: A Da Capo paperback
Other Titles: Street that never slept
Responsibility: by Arnold Shaw ; foreword by Abel Green.
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