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Benny Goodman and the Swing Era

Author: James Lincoln Collier
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography of Benny Goodman's music and times attempts to recreate the colourful music world of the 1920s and 1930s, when Goodman was hailed the "King of Swing". The author offers insights into  Read more...

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Named Person: Benny Goodman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Lincoln Collier
ISBN: 0195052781 9780195052787 0195067762 9780195067767
OCLC Number: 470212239
Description: xii, 404 s. : ill., portr.
Responsibility: James Lincoln Collier.
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'The author gives a scrupulous account of Goodman's life and character, without indulging in excessive psychological speculation. He also presents an excellent survey of the rise of the big band.' Read more...

 
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