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Artie Shaw : a musical biography and discography

Author: Vladimir Simosko
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2000.
Series: Studies in jazz, no. 29.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Artie Shaw, the world famous clarinet-playing bandleader who became popular during the Swing Era, was immersed in the music business as a performer for thirty years, from the summer of 1924, when he began to study saxophone, until the summer of 1954, when he stopped performing. This period of activity is the focus of this musical biography and discography, a detailed account of Shaw's musical career and recorded
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Genre/Form: Biography
Discography
Discographie
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Simosko, Vladimir.
Artie Shaw.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2000
(OCoLC)636759035
Named Person: Artie Shaw; Artie Shaw; Artie Shaw; Artie Shaw; Artie Shaw; Artie Shaw; Artie Shaw
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir Simosko
ISBN: 0810833972 9780810833975
OCLC Number: 40979934
Awards: Winner of Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award: Best Research in Recorded Jazz and Blues 2001.
Description: xiii, 279 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Title: Studies in jazz, no. 29.
Responsibility: Vladimir Simosko.

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For those select devotees long yearning for a meticulous accounting of the career and discography of swing musician Artie Shaw, the wait is over. CHOICE Vladimir Simosko has provided the first Read more...

 
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