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Louis Armstrong & Paul Whiteman : two kings of jazz

Author: Joshua Berrett
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A dual biography of two great innovators in the history of jazz. One was black, one was white-one is now legendary, the other nearly forgotten. In Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman the jazz scholar Joshua Berrett offers a provocative revision.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Louis Armstrong; Paul Whiteman; Armstrong; Whiteman; Louis Armstrong; Paul Whiteman; Louis Armstrong; Paul Whiteman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Berrett
ISBN: 0300103840 9780300103847
OCLC Number: 54479700
Description: xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
Civilization on trial --
Some liked it hot --
Uneasy lies the head --
Shared memory --
Out chorus.
Other Titles: Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman
Responsibility: Joshua Berrett.
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A dual biography of two great innovators in the history of jazz. One was black, one was white-one is now legendary, the other nearly forgotten. In Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman the jazz scholar Joshua Berrett offers a provocative revision.

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"Two Kings of Jazz sheds invaluable light on the life and work of both Armstrong and Whiteman by the deceptively simple device of discussing the two men together. The result is a major contribution Read more...

 
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