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The swing era : the development of jazz, 1930-1945

Author: Gunther Schuller
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The second volume of Schuller's comprehensive history of jazz covers the crucial era which saw the rise of big band swing and the transition to the more avant-garde bop style which revolutionized  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gunther Schuller
ISBN: 0195071409 9780195071405 019504312X 9780195043129
OCLC Number: 25637133
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 919 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The "King" of swing: Benny Goodman --
Duke Ellington: master composer --
Louis Armstrong --
The quintessence of swing --
The great Black bands --
The great soloists --
The White bands --
The territory bands --
Small groups --
Things to come.
Responsibility: Gunther Schuller.

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